buoyancy

[ boi-uh n-see, boo-yuh n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF buoyancy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUOYANCY

It may have been the gradient of the hills, but somehow her gait had lost something of its buoyancy.

He mingled a certain frowning impatience with the buoyancy of his smile.

The buoyancy of their irresponsible natures was reasserting itself.

But it was the light in their eyes, their grinning faces, the buoyancy of their gait that held him.

They were young still, and the buoyancy of the country they had adopted was in both of them.

No buoyancy of temperament ever resisted that fatal climate.

I suppose a man with a secret locked up in his breast loses his buoyancy.

"Haud ma haun, guid-wife," his voice upborne by the buoyancy of death.

Much of the buoyancy of her earlier dance was gone out of her.

He was very sprightly and elate, but I was in no sort of mood to share in his buoyancy.

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