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perky

mod. energetic; alert. (see also peppy.) A perky hostess keeps parties alive.
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to see My perkier I hydrating I'm almost 40 and the crow's feet around my peepers are starting to show
Whether this is because it is the start of the year, asset prices have been perkier, or there is some recognition that the US economy and other parts of the world are not as bleak as the second half of 2010 is not so clear.
Scott said: "We thought about calling the vet to have him put down but he was much perkier the next morning, so we persevered.
One of Springfield's oldest members is looking a little perkier these days, thanks to a new four-color makeover.
Lettuces have been looking perkier by the day at produce stands across Cairo, and more than a few produce markets have been excitedly advertising their bright green spinach.
Katrina tried the hair band look for a while a la Paris Hilton, Rani went for a side swept fringe sometime back, Ayesha Takia sported the lunatic fringe for some time - all of this can be termed as smart hair tricks to look younger and perkier.
Capt Clark said: "He's a lot perkier now thankfully.
Where's the one that takes a middle-aged morn with some unwanted bulges and a chest that's seen perkier days and makes her look like Cindy Crawford?
After the goal Saddlers looked perkier going forward.
Why are all the bodies on the slab perkier in death than in life?
In Banff, the tempi were notably quicker, the rhythms perkier and the sentimental aspect (while still present) much more muted.
Katie Couric: Perkier doesn't necessarily make news any newsier.
Both Depardieu and 30-year-old, Belgian-born de France, usually seen in perkier roles, show new smarts here, and are ably supported by Amalric, as Marion's employer-cum-suitor, and Citti, as Alain's not-entirely ex.
Counting off the days can now be a much perkier experience, with Susan McKeeth's "A Drive Thru Puget Sound's Espresso Stands.
Or maybe something perkier, like the Waitresses' ode to high school misfits, "Square Pegs" ("I'd like it if they liked us / But I don't think they like us").