Quick and eager.
ETYM Old Eng. on live, AS. on lîfe in life; lîfe being dat. of lîf life. Related to Life, Live.
1. Possessing life.
2. (Followed by 'to' or 'of') Aware of.
3. (Often followed by 'with') Full of life and spirit.
4. Capable of erupting; SYN. live.