[hahy-spir-i-tid] /ˈhaɪˈspɪr ɪ tɪd/
characterized by energetic enthusiasm, elation, vivacity, etc.
boldly courageous; mettlesome.
vivacious, bold, or lively
plural noun 1. a mood of joy, elation, etc.; vivacity.
- High spot
noun 1. (informal) another word for highlight (sense 2)
[hahy-step] /ˈhaɪˌstɛp/ verb (used without object), high-stepped, high-stepping. 1. to walk or run by raising the legs higher than normal. verb (used with object), high-stepped, high-stepping. 2. to approach or step over by high-stepping.
- High steppage gait
high steppage gait n. A gait in which the foot is raised high to avoid catching a drooping foot and is then brought down suddenly in a flapping manner, often due to paralysis of the peroneal and anterior tibial muscles.