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synonyms for bucked

  • animated
  • bright
  • buoyant
  • cheery
  • chipper
  • chirpy
  • effervescent
  • enthusiastic
  • good-natured
  • happy
  • jaunty
  • jolly
  • joyful
  • lighthearted
  • lively
  • merry
  • optimistic
  • peppy
  • perky
  • pleasant
  • rosy
  • sanguine
  • sunny
  • upbeat
  • airy
  • blithe
  • bouncy
  • contented
  • enlivening
  • full of pep
  • gay
  • glad
  • gladsome
  • good-humored
  • hearty
  • high
  • hilarious
  • hopeful
  • in good spirits
  • in high spirits
  • jocund
  • roseate
  • snappy
  • sparkling
  • sprightly
  • up
  • vivacious
  • winsome
  • zappy
  • zingy
  • zippy
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antonyms for bucked

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  • apathetic
  • cloudy
  • depressed
  • depressing
  • down
  • dull
  • gloomy
  • heavy-hearted
  • hopeless
  • inactive
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • not happy
  • pale
  • pessimistic
  • sad
  • serious
  • sorrowful
  • unenthusiastic
  • unhappy
  • upset
  • cheerless
  • grave
  • heavy
  • melancholy
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How to use bucked in a sentence

The sailors would just as soon I had left out that remark about the enemy being bucked up by the retreat of our battleships.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I wanted her to switch some papers on young Mr. Houston for me, and she bucked against it.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
She took the spark finely, and was apparently in as good shape as before she had "bucked" with Perry.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
"You look quite bucked up now," said Wilkins, as he pulled out a chair beside a marble-topped table.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
They bucked away till noon with discouraging results, and came in with their gear smashed and a driving-rod fractured.
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
The engine stopped and the car bucked crazily and went into the ditch beside the highway.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
The cayuse jumped like a cat, plunged forward, and feeling the bit, bucked savagely.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS
Even with the saddle on, it was all he could do to retain his seat as the mule bucked up and down.
THE BOY CHUMS IN THE FLORIDA JUNGLEWILMER M. ELY
The Commissioner's fifth-under-secretary bucked me down the hall; another office bucked me upstairs.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
Marc began to act like a demon; he plowed the ground; apparently he bucked five feet straight up.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
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