spryness
noun see spry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spryness — See spryly. * * * …   Universalium

  • spryness — noun The property of being spry …   Wiktionary

  • spryness — n. liveliness, activeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spryness — spry·ness …   English syllables

  • spryness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being spry …   Useful english dictionary

  • spry — adjective (sprier or spryer; spriest or spryest) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1746 nimble 1 < a spry 75 year old > • spryly adverb • spryness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spry — spryly, adv. spryness, n. /spruy/, adj., spryer, spryest or sprier, spriest. active; nimble; agile; energetic; brisk. [1740 50; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Clemenceau, Georges — born Sept. 28, 1841, Mouilleron en Pareds, France died Nov. 24, 1929, Paris French statesman and journalist. A doctor before turning to politics, he served in the Chamber of Deputies (1876–93), becoming a leader of the radical republican bloc. He …   Universalium

  • agility — Synonyms and related words: acuity, acuteness, alacrity, alertness, attention, attentiveness, brightness, briskness, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, featliness, keenness, lightness, nimbleness, promptitude, promptness, punctuality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • alacrity — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, acquiescence, agility, agreeability, agreeableness, amenability, animation, anxiety, anxiousness, appetite, ardor, avidity, avidness, breathless impatience, briskness, cheerful consent, cheerful readiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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