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energetic

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Adjective
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en=er=get=ic

CIDE DICTIONARY

energetica. [Gr. , fr. to work, be active, fr. active. See Energy.].
  •  Having energy or energies; possessing a capacity for vigorous action or for exerting force; active.  Grew.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Exhibiting energy; operating with force, vigor, and effect; forcible; powerful; efficacious; as, energetic measures; energetic laws.
Syn. -- Forcible; powerful; efficacious; potent; vigorous; effective; strenuous.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

energetic, adj.
1 strenuously active.
2 forcible, vigorous.
3 powerfully operative.

Derivative
energetically adv.
Etymology
Gk energetikos f. energeo (as EN-(2), ergon work)

THESAURUS

energetic

active, activist, activistic, acute, aggressive, alive, animated, ardent, armipotent, assiduous, authoritative, bouncing, bouncy, breezy, brisk, bubbly, chipper, cogent, diligent, dynamic, ebullient, effective, effervescent, enterprising, enthusiastic, fervent, forceful, forcible, frisky, full of beans, full of go, full of life, full of pep, go-go, hard, hardworking, hearty, high-potency, high-powered, high-pressure, high-tension, hot, impetuous, in force, in power, incisive, indefatigable, industrious, intense, invigorated, irresistible, keen, kinetic, laborious, live, lively, living, lusty, mercurial, mettlesome, mighty, mighty in battle, militant, never idle, operative, peppy, perky, pert, potent, powerful, prepotent, puissant, quicksilver, relentless, robust, ruling, sedulous, sleepless, smacking, snappy, spanking, spirited, sprightly, spry, strenuous, striking, strong, take-charge, take-over, telling, tireless, trenchant, unflagging, unremitting, unsleeping, unsparing, untiring, unwearied, valid, vehement, vibrant, vigorous, vital, vivacious, vivid, zealous, zestful, zesty, zingy, zippy

ROGET THESAURUS

energetic

Exertion

N exertion, effort, strain, tug, pull, stress, throw, stretch, struggle, spell, spurt, spirt, stroke of work, stitch of work, a strong pull a long pull and a pull all together, dead lift, heft, gymnastics, exercise, exercitation, wear and tear, ado, toil and trouble, uphill work, hard work, warm work, harvest time, labor, work, toil, travail, manual labor, sweat of one's brow, swink, drudgery, slavery, fagging, hammering, limae labor, industry, industriousness, operoseness, operosity, trouble, pains, duty, resolution, energy, laboring, laborious, operose, elaborate, strained, toilsome, troublesome, wearisome, uphill, herculean, gymnastic, palestric, hard-working, painstaking, strenuous, energetic, hard at work, on the stretch, laboriously, lustily, pugnis et calcibus, with might and main, with all one's might, with a strong hand, with a sledge hammer, with much ado, to the best of one's abilities, totis viribus, vi et armis, manibus pedibusque, tooth and nail, unguibus et rostro, hammer and tongs, heart and soul, through thick and thin, by the sweat of one's brow, suo Marte, aide-toi le ciel t'aidera, and still be doing, never done, buen principio la mitad es hecha, cosa ben fatta e' fatta due volie, it is better to wear out than to rust out, labor omnia vincit, labor, wide as the earth, has its summit in Heaven, le travail du corps delivre des peines de l'esprit, manu forti, ora et labora.

Physical Energy

N energy, physical energy, force, power, keenness, intensity, vigor, strength, elasticity, go, high pressure, fire, rush, acrimony, acritude, causiticity, virulence, poignancy, harshness, severity, edge, point, pungency, cantharides, seasoning, activity, agitation, effervescence, ferment, fermentation, ebullition, splutter, perturbation, stir, bustle, voluntary energy, quicksilver, resolution, exertion, excitation, strong, energetic, forcible, active, intense, deep-dyed, severe, keen, vivid, sharp, acute, incisive, trenchant, brisk, rousing, irritation, poignant, virulent, caustic, corrosive, mordant, harsh, stringent, double-edged, double-shotted, double- distilled, drastic, escharotic, racy, potent, radioactive, strongly, fortiter in re, with telling effect, the steam is up, vires acquirit eundo, the race by vigor not by vaunts is won.


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