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Attic, ablaze, adroit, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, alight, apt, ardent, biting, blazing, blinking, blinky, brainy, bright, brilliant, burning, candent, candescent, clever, comburent, conflagrant, coruscant, coruscating, dazzling, dexterous, droll, dynamic, effervescent, effulgent, engaging, entrancing, exciting, facetious, fascinating, flagrant, flaming, flaring, flashing, flickering, fuming, funny, gifted, gleaming, glimmering, glimmerous, glimmery, glistening, glistering, glittering, glittery, glowing, good, guttering, humorous, humorsome, ignescent, ignited, in a blaze, in a glow, in flames, incandescent, inflamed, invigorating, jesting, jocose, jocular, joking, joky, joshing, keen, keen-witted, kindled, live, lively, living, lustrous, mordant, nimble, nimble-witted, no dumbbell, not born yesterday, on fire, pointed, pungent, quick, quick-thinking, quick-witted, radiant, rapier-like, reeking, salt, salty, scintillant, scintillescent, sharp, sharp-witted, shimmering, shimmery, shining, smart, smoking, smoldering, spangly, sparking, sparkling, sprightly, steel-trap, stimulating, talented, tinselly, twinkling, twinkly, unextinguished, unquenched, vivacious, whimsical, witty

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