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vivacious
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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having an engaging liveliness — when said of a person, typically said of a female
  • Sometimes he looks up at the vivaciousness in Mae's voice, and then he scrapes the griddle with a spatula, scrapes the grease into an iron trough around the plate.
    Chapter 15 (13% in)
vivaciousness = engaging liveliness

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means state or degree of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
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