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spirited

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 marked by a lively display of strong feeling
  • the town meeting featured a spirited debate about the proposed ban on skateboarding in the plaza downtown

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spirited

verb
past tense of spirit

Synonyms & Antonyms of spirited (Entry 2 of 2)

as in snatched, absconded (with)

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“Spirited.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spirited. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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