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Definition of Lively stones

Lively stones
Lively Live"ly, a. [Compar. Livelier; superl. Liveliest.] [For lifely. Cf. Lifelike.] 1. Endowed with or manifesting life; living. Chaplets of gold and silver resembling lively flowers and leaves. --Holland. 2. Brisk; vivacious; active; as, a lively youth. But wherefore comes old Manoa in such haste, With youthful steps ? Much livelier than erewhile He seems. --Milton. 3. Gay; airy; animated; spirited. From grave to gay, from lively to severe. --Pope. 4. Representing life; lifelike. [Obs.] I spied the lively picture of my father. --Massinger. 5. Bright; vivid; glowing; strong; vigorous. The colors of the prism are manifestly more full, intense, and lively that those of natural bodies. --Sir I. Newton. His faith must be not only living, but lively too. --South. Lively stones (Script.), saints, as being quickened by the Spirit, and active in holiness. Syn: Brisk; vigorous; quick; nimble; smart; active; alert; sprightly; animated; spirited; prompt; earnest; strong; energetic; vivid; vivacious; blithe; gleeful; airy; gay; jocund.

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