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  • My "joie de vivre" is to look at the faces of our five grandkids.

    sourire - French Word-A-Day

  • Perhaps that's also part of what's so attractive in one young-at-heart later in life — that simplicity and joie de vivre is something I wish for ...

    Felt it.

  • I inherited a certain charm … and a joie de vivre, which is nice to have.

    THE EXTRA MAN

  • One single melody lies beneath the smiles of the people I have met here: a contagious joie de vivre, which is far from being banal.

    1000 Words Rss

  • "I rather enjoy seeing books like these on the shelves again - partly for the nostalgic kick, but mostly because they're unashamedly glamorous and full of joie de vivre, which is kind of cheery.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Ms. Leslie explained that he missed crucial years of his youth while he was a POW, so now expresses his joie de vivre through dance.

    Estate of the Wild

  • Decades of US-backed military and CIA interventions, the economic consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union, and an on-going American blockade have not dimmed the Cuban joie de vivre.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Abby is like the spirit of just about every holiday in existence and her Gingerbread Abbies were absolutely typical of her joie de vivre.

    Papa Gibbs : Bev Vincent

  • Très bon voyage! nadine, Vallejo, Californie, où il fait bon vivre.

    contretemps - French Word-A-Day

  • I hope he is soon on the road to recovery and regains his joie de vivre X

    subir - French Word-A-Day

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