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Springiness   Listen

The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.  Synonyms: give, spring.

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"Springiness" Quotes from Famous Books

... later Della Wetherby made her way through the silent, gloomy halls, and out to the street. Face, step, and manner were very different from what they had been when she tripped up the steps less than half an hour before. All the alertness, the springiness, the joy of living were gone. For half a block she listlessly dragged one foot after the other. Then, suddenly, she threw back her head ...
— Pollyanna Grows Up • Eleanor H. Porter

... leap, bound, saltation, vault, jump; resilience, elasticity, springiness; fount, fountain, source; cause, origin, motive, source; springtime, ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

Words linked to "Springiness" :   snap, spring, springy, give, elasticity

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