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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vi·va·cious a.
 1. Having vigorous powers of life; tenacious of life; long-lived.  [Obs.]
    Hitherto the English bishops have been vivacious almost to wonder. . . . But five died for the first twenty years of her [Queen Elizabeth's] reign.   --Fuller.
    The faith of Christianity is far more vivacious than any mere ravishment of the imagination can ever be.   --I. Taylor.
 2. Sprightly in temper or conduct; lively; merry; as, a vivacious poet.  Vivacious nonsense.”
 3. Bot. Living through the winter, or from year to year; perennial.  [R.]
 Syn: -- Sprightly; active; animated; sportive; gay; merry; jocund; light-hearted.
 -- Vi*va*cious*ly, adv. -- Vi*va*cious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : with vivacity; "he describes his adventures vivaciously"