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  • adj. Common misspelling of buoyant.


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  • In fact positively bouyant, which is concerning ...


  • The Major government, achieving the only things that matter – stable prices, rising employment and bouyant inward investment – would have been recognised as a success but for the running internal revolt that she busily inflamed.

    Letters: Bringer of division and bitterness

  • Chere Kristin, you are in my thoughts, and Newforest, mille mercis for your words -- they are bouyant and give me pause, thank you, thank you.

    souci - French Word-A-Day

  • Can you suggest any tying material that would replicate this wispy, bouyant seed?

    The Answer Line is Open...

  • Latvia's economy has contracted by 25% since the last election in 2006, two years after the then-bouyant country entered the EU.

    Hungary's Fidesz Set for Big Win

  • The sashimi raw fish that follows, is an artistically balanced, oceanic medley of gaily garnished prawns, bouyant seabream and flat fish.

    Sara Waxman: Eating Beauty: An Adventure in Japanese Cuisine

  • When the boat skidded onto the beach, a bouyant Putin hopped off and made a beeline for waiting reporters.

    Putin Fires Darts At Gray Whale From Crossbow (PHOTOS)

  • The Armenian Cradle Song hypnotically rocks to a mix of wordless vocals and Winstone's lyrics, and Venier's lively arrangement of the traditional Lipe Rosize is a ghostly theme that becomes increasingly folksy and bouyant.

    Norma Winstone: Stories Yet to Tell

  • May i suggest taking her to a pool? swimming around and jumping in again and again should tire her out enormously and you get to float around in a bouyant state.

    Bad Mother Blues | Her Bad Mother

  • If the ice caps melted and the streets flooded and we were suddenly forced to float south on a crib made bouyant by a thousand Pampers Swaddlers and some teething rings?

    Seconds | Her Bad Mother


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