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“Sure,” he cried delightedly, slapping his thigh in his exuberance.

So saying, Hilbert began to caper about the deck in the exuberance of his joy.

This letter requires no answer, and I write from exuberance of vanity.

They were meant to suggest reproductive vigor, exuberance, and abundance.

There was no exuberance; they went at the business quietly and grimly.

What had caused his exuberance to die away, his enthusiasm to grow dim?

The form only is left, and that is elaborated into the exuberance of decay.

Up yonder tree, a squirrel is racing about, in the exuberance of his glee.

He owns that his exuberance of animal spirits often leads him away.

The reflection on this exuberance of nature is striking and true.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from French exubérance (16c.), from Latin exuberantia "superabundance," noun of state from exuberare (see exuberant). Exuberancy attested from 1610s.

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