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spry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspryspry /spraɪ/ adjective  ENERGETICa spry old person has energy and is active syn sprightly He’s still remarkably spry.spryly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
spryA grey squirrel, spry after its winter sleep, startled Ben by scampering across his path.Out of doors Shaw continued to look spry and active well into his eighties.Mum is still spry and energetic - and she's 91.Some of your team should be spry, others should be massive.a spry silver-haired grandmotherAnne Enright is a very original writer-a spry surrealist who challenges the world with extraordinary, lancing sentences.Though apparently quite spry, the old men's memories are not what they once were.
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