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As the flag ascended, jubilant militiamen flooded the stage, brandishing their guns and taking pictures with their phones.

The reception was a sharp contrast from the jubilant atmosphere at the state dinner six years earlier.

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Even in the midst of this jubilant homecoming, caution is warranted, because theater people work in especially close quarters with one another.

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They’ve put faith in a star-studded prime-time special and a virtual parade, among other events, to distract from a National Mall populated by law enforcement officers instead of jubilant supporters.

The Daily Beast spoke to a jubilant League on Tuesday about the behind-the-scenes battle to get The Interview to movie theaters.

And when he reads his admission letter, his jubilant reaction is priceless.

The 91-year-old was in jubilant spirits, toasting the occasion with a cheering group of friends, family, and admirers.

As a TV moment, it was—against every jaded instinct to loathe such things—hopeful, playful, and jubilant.

Now, with rising rates, many are feeling much less jubilant.

Piegan, at this moment, set up a jubilant hallooing down the river, and shortly came rushing back to us.

"Mon enfant," he triumphantly added, with an air of jubilant proprietorship.

It was not a hurrah that they gave so much as a wild, jubilant cry of inexpressible joy.

The same jubilant success was attending the whole army, though not without sharp resistance on the part of the enemy in places.

He was led past the ammunition cases, and the men in their jubilant work of packing the mules.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jubilant, such as: elated, euphoric, excited, exuberant, exultant, and glad.

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