energetic
adjective Etymology: Greek energētikos, from energein to be active, from energos Date: 1651 1. operating with or marked by vigor or effect 2. marked by energy ; strenuous <
an energetic walk
>
3. of or relating to energy <
energetic equation
>
Synonyms: see vigorousenergetically adverb

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