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kinetic

adjective

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1 having much high-spirited energy and movement
  • the novel's plot is kinetic and fast-paced, and its effect on the reader is much like that of a surfeit of caffeine

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2 marked by much life, movement, or activity
  • the loft district is the locus of the city's kinetic arts scene

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The first known use of kinetic was in 1864

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“Kinetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kinetic. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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