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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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Why so PERKy? "I think we recognize that since you spend most of your day at work, it needs to be a fun place," says Anthony Lambatos.
It lends you a vibrant and perky look that makes you look fresh at all times and guarantees you eye balls!
The Durashift auto transmission is only offered with on 1.4 petrol 95bhp version of the sixth generation Fiesta, but its a good combination - offering perky but not hot-hatch performance, while returning an agreeable average fuel consumption of 43.4mpg.
The mother character is perky and the surgeon (and author) is a save-the-day superhero type who helps Mommy "fit into [her] clothes" and feel better.
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.
My favourite story in the news this week has to be Perky the Duck who cheated death several times over.
In this Aussie drama from director Neil Armfield, Ledger plays Dan as a man with two dueling passions: one for his junkie girlfriend Candy (Abbie Cornish, who's got the sort of smooth cheeks and perky breasts I know I associate with heroin use), and one for the drugs he's dealt from indulgent gay professor Casper (Geoffrey Rush).
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.
(Kobborg and Tsiskaridze played the role on subsequent nights.) 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.
One such victim was Esther Jordan, a "perky" 79-year-old admitted to hospital on January 31 - just days before Geen was arrested.
But the only person to pull off a hat-trick was girlfriend Nancy Dell'Olio, who hit the target with a perky pink cap.
the French Ambassador Jean-Michel Casa.The Beaujolais lovers gathered in the Royal Convention Center at Le ME[umlaut]ridien Amman on December 1, 2005, to celebrate the arrival of this young perky wine that comes out only once a year in November.
"Being roused during a light phase means you are more likely to wake up perky," New Scientist magazine reported.
5, "Horn and woodwinds unfold a series of perky little tunes...." In the Second Movement, "As this climax dies away trailing clouds of strings and horns, the woodwinds slither back in with sinister whirring scales." Hurwitz also gives attention to the spiritual ideas and the emotions embodied in Mahler's music.
##### America's pioneers of psychedelic prog--rock-country are generally a perky lot.