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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. lleno de vida
All the teachers agree that Kyle is a bright and spirited boy.Todos los profesores están de acuerdo en que Kyle es un niño brillante y lleno de vida.
Melanie was a very spirited child.Melanie era una niña llena de vida.
b. animado
We had a pretty spirited discussion about the merits of the new project.Tuvimos una conversación bastante animada sobre los méritos del nuevo proyecto.
c. enérgico
The coach gave a spirited defense of his players.El entrenador hizo una defensa enérgica de sus jugadores.
d. con brío (adverb)
The band gave a spirited performance of all their hits.La banda tocó todos sus éxitos con brío.
e. vehemente
Jackson launched a spirited defense of his time in charge.Jackson hizo una defensa vehemente de su tiempo al mando.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. valeroso(a), con arrestos
2. (defense, reply)
a. enérgico(a)
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spirited [ˈspɪrɪtɪd]
(lively) [+person] animado; lleno de vida; [+horse] fogoso; [+debate, discussion] animado; enérgico; [+attack] enérgico
he made a spirited defence of his position defendió su postura con vehemencia
She was a spirited girl who loved travel Samuel Johnson is most remembered for his spirited conversation In one corner, a spirited dice game was in progress his article quickly produced a spirited debate in American military journals they engaged in a spirited exchange of views a small crowd has gathered to hear a spirited defense of the union Michael Grade's spirited attack on the BBC, delivered at the Edinburgh TV Festival An assault on monarchy in general, it was also a spirited attack upon British monarchy in particular Adolph Zukor issued a spirited denial
he gave a spirited performance (Mús) tocó con brío; they put up a spirited resistance organizaron una enérgica resistencia; resistieron enérgicamente
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