vivacious adj : vigorous and active; "a vibrant group that challenged the system"; "a charming and vivacious hostess"; "a vivacious folk dance" [syn: vibrant]
EtymologyFrom vivax 'lively, vigorous'.
- Rhymes with: -eɪʃəs
lively and animated
difficult to kill
- German: langlebig
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