Dead and Sprightly


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Dead adjective – Of, relating to, or suggestive of death.
Usage example: fell into a dead faint upon hearing the news

Sprightly is an antonym for dead.
Nearby Word: deadly
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Sprightly adjective – Having much high-spirited energy and movement.
Usage example: a sprightly child who often claims to be too tired to move when it's time to do chores

Dead is an antonym for sprightly.
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Sprightly or Dead. 2016. Accessed July 08, 2020.

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