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

 spir·it·ed /ˈspɪrətəd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spir·it v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spirited; p. pr. & vb. n. Spiriting.]
 1. To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; -- sometimes followed by up.
    Many officers and private men spirit up and assist those obstinate people to continue in their rebellion.   --Swift.
 2. To convey rapidly and secretly, or mysteriously, as if by the agency of a spirit; to kidnap; -- often with away, or off.
    The ministry had him spirited away, and carried abroad as a dangerous person.   --Arbuthnot & Pope.
    I felt as if I had been spirited into some castle of antiquity.   --Willis.
 Spiriting away Law, causing to leave; the offense of inducing a witness to leave a jurisdiction so as to evade process requiring attendance at trial.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spir·it·ed, a.
 1. Animated or possessed by a spirit. [Obs.] “So talked the spirited, sly snake.”
 2. Animated; full of life or vigor; lively; full of spirit or fire; as, a spirited oration; a spirited answer.
 Note:Spirited is much used in composition; as in high-spirited, low-spirited, mean-spirited, etc.
 Syn: -- Lively; vivacious; animated; ardent; active; bold; courageous.
 -- Spir*it*ed*ly, adv. -- Spir*it*ed*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness [ant: spiritless]
      2: marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes";
         "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance" [syn:
          bouncing, bouncy, peppy, zippy]
      3: willing to face danger [syn: game, gamy, gamey, gritty,
          mettlesome, spunky]
      4: made lively or spirited; "a meal enlivened by the music"; "a
         spirited debate" [syn: enlivened]