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perky

mod. energetic; alert. (see also peppy.) A perky hostess keeps parties alive.
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15 Perky Jerky Toyota Tundra in the NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, May 20, 2011.
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Aboard a near-empty red-eye, he is pampered by a perky flight attendant named Claire (Kirsten Dunst).
Retro numbers based on the Andrews Sisters, Cab Calloway, and even the Ziegfeld Follies are performed by a perky troupe of triple threats backed by a boisterous big band.
Tiny Pinky and his big mate Perky (above) are among the world's rarest tortoises and are worth thousands of pounds to traders in endangered species.
Perky Jerky joins the likes of Tag Heuer, Oakley and Alpine Stars as a sponsor of Raikkonen's quest for dominance in yet another motorsport, as he heads across the pond to test the waters of NASCAR.
It was on this date in 1893 that a Denver restaurant owner, Henry Perky, received a patent for the creation shredded wheat.
CHARLIE LISTER duo Farloe Tango and Silverview Perky, both odds-on for the Coral-sponsored Puppy Trophy and Ladies Trophy respectively before the heats, have predictably shortened further still after best-of-round wins over 515m at Hove on Thursday.
NO wonder this duck has been named Perky - she's just come back to life for the third time.
A perky overachiever who happily works 26-hour ER shifts, healing patients and fending off marriage proposals, Elizabeth (Witherspoon) makes for a great doctor but an unbalanced human being.
The book is designed for busy professionals, with many bulleted lists and a perky, upbeat tone; most will find at least a few useful and easy-to-implement ideas here.
A multiple-screen device is used to jazzier effect in Eric Mueller's perky wish-fulfiller "This Car Up," which charts the mating dance between a tattooed and pierced bike courier (Brent Doyle) and a balding white-collar worker (Michael Booth).
REACH for your remote control and switch on to some more perky pop happenings and comic capers from the SClub7 gang.
Charles Wuorinen's score, A Reliquary for Igor Stravinsky, embroidering on unfinished fragments by Stravinsky, is sometimes perky but more often turgid and bombastic.
David Duval debuts his new Perky Jerky sponsorship (Photo: Business Wire)