from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Zestful enthusiasm.
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- n. the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A boiling up or over; effervescence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A boiling over; a bursting forth; overflow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
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While such potential ebullience is a concern to Inter their worldlywise squad usually prevails.
"Tigger-like ebullience" is my fave new phrase, combining the vocabulary of a dandy with the inculturation of a nine-year-old.
And any blogger who uses the word ebullience is worthy of a nomination in my book.
It was shortly before July Fourth and we'd never met, so her ebullience was a happy surprise.
Yet beneath all the ebullience was a combination of determination and psychological acuity, as well as the discipline of a trained physicist and political skills honed in the years he had spent rising to the top of the Socialist Party and serving in several ministries of the Spanish government, including that of foreign affairs.
His ebullience was a far cry from last week, when the quiet but stubborn premier threatened to dissolve parliament and call new elections if PASOK fared badly.
The ebullience is a fiery joy, especially as the winter sun descends.
This head of state doesn't seem to have any trouble crushing "ebullience" now.
So with a kind of ebullience, based on fattened hope resting on the pills, she undid the package and read the directions, assuring him the while of her gratitude and that she would not forget how good he had been to her in this instance.
Trung (26), who founded a pro-democracy youth group, told the court he had made mistakes due to "ebullience" and inexperience and admitted that actions he had taken violated the law.
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