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  • n. Archaic form of exuberance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Exuberance.

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Examples

  • The fertility of the place is apparent from its extraordinary verdure, and it is so shaded with large and flourishing elms, that its narrow lanes are a natural grove or walk, which, in the regularity of its plantation, vies with the power of art, and in its wanton exuberancy greatly exceeds it.

    The Works of Henry Fielding, Volume Six: Miscellanies

  • It was the old, wild exuberancy of his college days, only intensified by the deepest and most grateful emotion.

    His Sombre Rivals

  • I was playing now for high stakes, and the exuberancy of spirit which had formerly accompanied my actions had deserted me, and I was left a prey to care, and, I must confess, to suspicion; but it was too late to retrace my steps, and moreover, I was too proud not to finish what I had begun, even if it should be at the expense of my life.

    Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet

  • I was playing now for high stakes, and the exuberancy of spirit which had formerly accompanied my actions had deserted me, and I was left a prey to care, and, I must confess, to suspicion; but it was too late to retrace my steps, and, moreover, I was too proud not to finish what I had begun, even if it should be at the expense of my life.

    Monsieur Violet

  • But you may perhaps be solicitous to ask, what becomes of that exuberancy of population which must arise from so much temperance, from healthiness of climate, and from early marriage?

    Letters from an American Farmer

  • It feeds, it clothes us, from it we draw even a great exuberancy, our best meat, our richest drink, the very honey of our bees comes from this. privileged spot.

    Letters from an American Farmer

  • The Greek word signifies an exuberancy of joy, a joy with boasting and triumph.

    The Lord's Prayer

  • It feeds, it clothes us, from it we draw even a great exuberancy, our beft meat, our richeft drink, the very honey of our bees comes from. this privi - leged fpot.

    The Monthly Review

  • This fountain is still to be seen at Bellegarde, though the exuberancy of Revolutionary patriotism has bereft the Triton of his head and of the lifted arm.] and John Bulmer inspected it with appreciation, and then the garden, and having found all things satisfactory, sat down and chuckled sleepily and waited.

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

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