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perky

Alert, enthusiastic, and energetic. A: "You're looking very perky this morning!" B: "I just received some amazing news, so I'm in a great mood!" I've got three kids under the age of five—I haven't felt perky in years!

perky

mod. energetic; alert. (see also peppy.) A perky hostess keeps parties alive.
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The investment in Perky Jerky marks the second for Sunrise.
Lister, who had warned last month that Silverview Perky was far from certain to make the Oaks field after she picked up the injury in a trial at Nottingham, is now likely to rely on her litter-sister Silverview Pinky in the bitches' classic.
PINK LEE Z AND PERKY McCulloch does his bit for charity yesterday
Organised by brilliant local punks PELLETHEAD, Alan from the Pellethead mob now lives in Prague and his band mates recently joined him for a gig in the Czech Republic where they played alongside Czech rockers PERKY PERKS.
A clunky, stagey movie, it stars perpetually sulky Hayden Christensen as verywealthy and unlikeable Clay Beresford, who's about to marry perky Sam (perky Jessica Alba).
Imaginatively written by Patty Harlow and enthusiastically recommended for readers ages 8 to 18, "Rock With Rodney And Party With Perky To Preserve Wildlife" is an engaging story about the many stresses and assaults happening to the environment and the urgent need for us to deal with these threats to wildlife, and ultimately, to ourselves.
Teri Polo, KaDee Strickland and Sarah Jones portray the sisters on the show; other cast members attending include the rather cute but also ickily monikered Missi Pyle (the first name, so perky and feminine, yet mispronounce it in full just a smidgen and the result sounds like you've been tromping through a poorly managed dog park).
SIR - Few could fail to be moved by the recent story of plucky Perky the duck - whose survival instincts were so strong she cheated death three times.
My favourite story in the news this week has to be Perky the Duck who cheated death several times over.
Q IN the 60s my sister bought me a string puppet of Perky (of the duo Pinky and Perky).
Nikki's mother, now widowed, has always been the solid center of the family, and remains indefatigably perky and upbeat--a loving, giving, generous friend to all who need her.
His student, Gudrun Bojesen (from the Royal Danish Ballet), had a perky exuberance, and Deirdre Chapman (from The Royal Ballet) as the pianist/accomplice projected an uptight authority from her first stiff-legged walk.
The varied hues of Blistering Sun include a perky Tori Amos--esque cut ("Alright, OK"), earthy pop ("Featherwoman"), and alien beat-poet jazz ("Hit Song").
I was already "mother" to golden-furred Perky, ginger Bonzo and Sandy, a decrepit black Steiff bear several generations old.
5, "Horn and woodwinds unfold a series of perky little tunes.