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perky

mod. energetic; alert. (see also peppy.) A perky hostess keeps parties alive.
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What's interesting, too, is that this collection also includes Rabin's 1955 mono interpretation of the same concerto, this time with Sir Adrian Boult; it's more filled with youthful perkiness and enthusiasm than lyricism, but it comes off with great flair.
The leaves should begin to lose their perkiness and wilt slightly, but the bright green color will still be present.
Kelly at Citibank isn't angling for an invitation to my next black-tie event; she's been trained, like a majority of American service workers, to exude a "positive attitude," and she's being taped to make sure there are no lapses in perkiness.
Emotionally dead, he fails to notice the arrival of new neighbours the Langs (Tim Robbins and Joan Cusack), whose perkiness and passion for cardigans is clearly a cause for concern.
The natural perkiness was gone as she pushed the self-destruct button - but the sexual chemistry in her love scenes with Andy Garcia scorched the screen.
She deals with this deftly by pointing out the advantages of kitsch for life--how perkiness, for instance, the horrible signature of female teen stars like Sally Field and Patty Duke, was a clever act that allowed girls to be assertive while staying cute and attractive to boys.
Void of the typical bells, whistles and perkiness traditionally associated with game shows, "Inquizition" is a quiz show with a sadistic twist.
For more call For more call 09050 700 443 09050 700 443 Sagittarius Nov 23 - Dec 21 SOMEONE who has more to say who has more to say than Doris Day with twice the than Doris Day with twice the perkiness could be pushing it.
For those of you who are not quite up to date with this social media thing yet, the hits weren't from people punching him for his irritating perkiness, it's a term for online viewings of his songs.
Lack of shape and perkiness to the breast area is a dead giveaway to a woman's age," the Daily Mail quoted Ultimo boss Michelle Mone as saying.
On the one hand, you have sunkissed Jen, all smiles, perkiness and perpetual loneliness.
Actresses' marketability varies in direct proportion to the perkiness of their cleavage and their willingness to flash it about, as Ms Piper will find out when hers no longer points in the required direction.
This included time playing outdoors, walking, running, and general perkiness, as opposed to sitting in front of television sets and computer screens.
Then there's Meg Ryan, back on screen for the first time in three years, eschewing her trademark cute perkiness.
There remains a perkiness about their attacking play that will see them trouble teams who go to the Cottage - Liverpool, Newcastle, Spurs and Chelsea were among last term's beaten visitors - and safety awaits.