springy

Part of speech: adjective

Elastic.

Part of speech: noun

Springiness.

Part of speech: adjective

Spongy; wet.

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Usage examples "springy":

  1. Syvert Stein, the bridegroom, trod the earth with a firm, springy step, and spoke many a cheery word to the bride, who walked, silent and with downcast eyes, at his side. - "Tales From Two Hemispheres", Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen.
  2. Instead of soft turf and springy heather, he met great patches of flat limestone rock, just like ill- made pavements, with deep cracks between the stones and ledges, filled with ferns; so he had to hop from stone to stone, and now and then he slipped in between, and hurt his little bare toes, though they were tolerably tough ones; but still he would go on and up, he could not tell why. - "Journeys Through Bookland V2", Charles H. Sylvester.
  3. He descended toward it, without noise over the springy earth. - "Foes", Mary Johnston.