Usage examples for energetic

  1. It is thus that I want to see you- energetic, courageous." – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  2. He was a handsome fellow, tall, brown, with a frank face, energetic manner and a fearless eye. – Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13) by Guy de Maupassant Last Updated: February 13, 2009
  3. His father was a quiet man, but exceedingly firm and energetic. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  4. The subject of the significance of dreams, so long ignored, has suddenly become a matter of energetic study and of fiery controversy the world over. – Dreams by Henri Bergson
  5. Then he re- arranged all the furniture, as was his energetic wont. – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  6. In fact, they rather like an energetic protest, and you very seldom get anything without it. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  7. This restlessness, unfortunately, is a characteristic of many of the most energetic, most capable, and most intelligent young people, to whom an education would be worth much, to whom proper training and preparation would bring unusual self- development. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  8. Then they heard Loo Barebone's voice, cheerful and energetic, almost laughing. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. But the House cannot get on without lawyers, and lawyers must practise their profession, and if they manage both to practise all day and sit half the night, others should be able to do the simple late sitting; and we English are an energetic people, we must toil or be beaten: and besides, 'night brings counsel, ' men are cooler and wiser by night. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. But as my liaison officer was repeating the names of those present a smart little energetic figure entered the room. – With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia by John Ward
  11. This endeavour failed, however, owing to the energetic conduct of the officers in command. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  12. It is often the case with us that we make up our minds for great action,- that in some special crisis of our lives we resolve that something must be done, and that we make an energetic start; but we find very soon that we do not know how to go on doing anything. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  13. So cheerful and energetic was she that she appeared to her pupils and acquaintance as a radiant being, and received the most genuine honour and affection from the Mormon settlement in Quincy. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  14. He was far too wise a man to have any sympathy with the energetic exercise of power for power's sake. – Burke by John Morley
  15. Oh, my dear Miss Brodie, moaned Lily in piteous accents, you are so fearfully energetic! – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  16. The narrow rooms were full of people, and cheerful and energetic labor was in progress. – The Moscow Census - From "What to do?" by Lyof N. Tolstoi
  17. This promise was made good by the brave and energetic French troops. – Lafayette by Martha Foote Crow
  18. Her husband was young and energetic and healthy. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  19. It is not clear that the large number of prostitutes in New York have been diminished by so much as a single unit, but from time to time attempts are made in some district or another by an unusually energetic official to put the laws into execution, and it is then possible to study the results. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  20. Reine had simply told him the facts without attempting to give him any advice, but it was evident that, according to her loyal and energetic way of thinking, there was injustice to be repaired. – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009