Definitions: (1) vigorous; active(2) cheerful; airy; (3) spirited; exciting; stimulating(4) strong; intense; stirring(5)brilliant; fresh(6) quick to rebound, to spring back; resilient

Synonyms: Lively suggests briskness, alertness, or energy; animated applies to what is spirited, alive, and sparkling; gay stresses complete freedom from care and overflowing spirits; sprightly suggests lightness and spirited vigor of manner or wit; vivacious suggests an activeness of gesture and wit, often playful or alluring.

Quote: Life is a lively process of becoming. — Douglas MacArthur (1880–1964) American General