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springy

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Adjective
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spring=y

CIDE DICTIONARY

springya. [From Spring.].
  •  Resembling, having the qualities of, or pertaining to, a spring; elastic; as, springy steel; a springy step.  [1913 Webster]
    "Though her little frame was slight, it was firm and springy."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Abounding with springs or fountains; wet; spongy; as, springy land.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

springy, adj. (springier, springiest)
1 springing back quickly when squeezed or stretched, elastic.
2 (of movements) as of a springy substance.

Derivative
springily adv. springiness n.

THESAURUS

springy

adaptable, adaptive, bendable, bending, bouncy, buoyant, compliant, ductile, elastic, extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, fictile, flexible, flexile, flexuous, formable, formative, giving, impressible, impressionable, like putty, limber, lissome, lithe, lithesome, lively, malleable, moldable, plastic, pliable, pliant, rebounding, receptive, recoiling, resilient, responsive, sensitive, sequacious, shapable, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, submissive, supple, susceptible, tractable, tractile, whippy, willowy, yielding

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