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spirited

Pronunciation: /ˈspɪrətəd; ˈspɪrɪtɪd/

Translation of spirited in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [horse/child] brioso, lleno de vida; [reply] enérgico; [defense] ardiente, vehemente a spirited rendition of the national anthem el himno nacional interpretado con brío the team gave a spirited performance el equipo jugó con garra or brío the debate was really spirited el debate estuvo de lo más animado
    Example sentences
    • Their spirited determination to proceed as normal was universally applauded.
    • The spirited mother's courage and love for her son lend the narrative warmth and dignity.
    • All three students agreed it was a lively, humorous, spirited debate and a rewarding experience.

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