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{adj: brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy} quick and energetic
"a brisk walk in the park"
"a lively gait"
"a merry chase"
"traveling at a rattling rate"
"a snappy pace"
"a spanking breeze"

{adj: dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce} marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
"a dapper young man"
"a jaunty red hat"


{adv: snappishly} in an ill-natured and snappish manner
"`Don't talk to me now,' she said snappishly"

{n: Australian pea, Dipogon lignosus, Dolichos lignosus} South African evergreen partly woody vine grown for its clusters of rosy purple flowers followed by edible pods like snap beans; also grown as green manure; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos

{n: Scrophulariaceae, family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family} a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales

{n: alligator snapping turtle, alligator snapper, Macroclemys temmincki} large species having three ridges on its back; found in southeastern United States

{n: carabiner, karabiner, snap ring} an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes

{n: catch, grab, snatch, snap} the act of catching an object with the hands
"Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"
"he made a grab for the ball before it landed"
"Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"
"the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

{n: centering, snap} (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
"the quarterback fumbled the snap"

{n: chalk line, snap line, snapline} a chalked string used in the building trades to make a straight line on a vertical surface

{n: common snapping turtle, snapper, Chelydra serpentina} large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite

{n: grey snapper, gray snapper, mangrove snapper, Lutjanus griseus} found in shallow waters off the coast of Florida

{n: padlock} a detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut

{n: red snapper, Lutjanus blackfordi} an esteemed food fish with pinkish red head and body; common in the Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico

{n: scallop, scollop, escallop} edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions

{n: snap} a spell of cold weather
"a cold snap in the middle of May"

{n: toadflax, butter-and-eggs, wild snapdragon, devil's flax, Linaria vulgaris} common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America

{v: snap, snarl} utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
"The sales clerky snapped a reply at the angry customer"
"The guard snarled at us"

{v: snap} put in play with a snap
"snap a football"


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