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tongue-in-cheek

  • adjective satellite cleverly amusing in tone
    facetious; bantering.
    • a bantering tone
    • facetious remarks
    • tongue-in-cheek advice
  • adverb in a bantering fashion
    banteringly.
    • he spoke to her banteringly

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beatitude

  • noun a state of supreme happiness
    blessedness; beatification.
  • noun one of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with `beatus' (blessed)
    • her favorite Beatitude is `Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth'

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cheerful

  • adjective being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
    • her cheerful nature
    • a cheerful greeting
    • a cheerful room
    • as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be
  • adjective satellite pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
    upbeat; pollyannaish.

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festal

  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    merry; gay; festive.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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self-complacent

  • adjective satellite contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions
    complacent; self-satisfied.
    • he had become complacent after years of success
    • his self-satisfied dignity

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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jubilance

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilation; exultation.

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jubilancy

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilation; jubilance; exultation.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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foster

  • verb promote the growth of
    further.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • noun United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Foster.

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enlightenment

  • noun education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
  • noun (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
    nirvana.

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feria

  • noun a weekday on which no festival or holiday is celebrated
    • in the middle ages feria was used with a prefixed ordinal number to designate the day of the week, so `secunda feria' meant Monday, but Sunday and Saturday were always called by their names, Dominicus and Sabbatum, and so feria came to mean an ordinary weekday
  • noun (in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint

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waggish

  • adjective satellite witty or joking
    • Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer"- James Fenimore Cooper

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be_on_cloud_nine

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    walk on air; exult; jump for joy.

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facetious

  • adjective satellite cleverly amusing in tone
    bantering; tongue-in-cheek.
    • a bantering tone
    • facetious remarks
    • tongue-in-cheek advice

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agitating

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    provoking; agitative.
    • a provoking delay at the airport
  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; agitate; foment.

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felicity

  • noun pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)
    felicitousness.
  • noun state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
    happiness.

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rapturous

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rhapsodic; enraptured; ecstatic; rapt.

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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resonant

  • adjective satellite characterized by resonance
    resonating; resounding; reverberating; reverberative.
    • a resonant voice
    • hear the rolling thunder
  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; redolent.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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elated

  • adjective exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits
    • the elated winner
    • felt elated and excited
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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frisson

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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risible

  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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racy

  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    lively.
    • a racy literary style
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; full-bodied; rich.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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rearing

  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    nurture; raising.
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; upbringing; bringing up; nurture; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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enrapture

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enchant; transport.

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jocoseness

  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; humorousness; jocosity.

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triumph

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    victory.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense
  • noun the exultation of victory

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enthrallment

  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; fascination; captivation.

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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exuberant

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; ebullient.
  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    extravagant; overweening; excessive.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed

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casual

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    nonchalant; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner
  • adjective satellite without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
    • a casual remark
    • information collected by casual methods and in their spare time

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quicken

  • verb move faster
    speed up; speed; accelerate.
    • The car accelerated
  • verb make keen or more acute
    whet.
    • whet my appetite

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shivery

  • adjective satellite cold enough to cause shivers
    • felt all shivery
    • shivery weather
  • adjective satellite provoking fear terror
    scary; shuddery; chilling; scarey.
    • a scary movie
    • the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge

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jocular

  • adjective satellite characterized by jokes and good humor
    jesting; joking; jocose.
  • adverb with humor
    jocosely.
    • they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly

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euphoriant

  • noun a psychoactive drug that tends to produce elation and euphoria
  • adjective satellite tending to produce euphoria

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reminiscent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    remindful; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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throb

  • noun a deep pulsating type of pain
  • noun an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
    throbbing; pounding.
    • he felt a throbbing in his head

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excitatory

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitative.

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resilient

  • adjective satellite recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    bouncy; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf

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debonaire

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonnaire; debonair.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonair; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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gilbertian

  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of the style of William S. Gilbert
    • Gilbertian libretti
  • adjective satellite wildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas
    • a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings"- T.C.Worsley

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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festive

  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    festal; merry; gay.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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chirk_up

  • verb become cheerful
    cheer up; cheer.

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witch

  • noun a female sorcerer or magician
    enchantress.
  • noun a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

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sociable

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; social.
  • adjective inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
    • a sociable occasion
    • enjoyed a sociable chat
    • a sociable conversation
    • Americans are sociable and gregarious

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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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ravish

  • verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
    violate; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
    • The woman was raped on her way home at night
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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law-abiding

  • adjective satellite (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs
    observant.
    • law-abiding citizens
    • observant of the speed limit

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chipper

  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    debonaire; debonair; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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gleeful

  • adjective satellite full of high-spirited delight
    elated; jubilant; joyful.
    • a joyful heart

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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ironical

  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironic.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironic; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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tickle

  • noun a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
  • noun the act of tickling
    titillation; tickling.

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enliven

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb make lively
    liven; animate; liven up; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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captivate

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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exhort

  • verb spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    urge; inspire; barrack; cheer; urge on; root on; pep up.
    • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
  • verb force or impel in an indicated direction
    press; urge; urge on.
    • I urged him to finish his studies

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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turn_on

  • verb cause to operate by flipping a switch
    switch on.
    • switch on the light
    • turn on the stereo
  • verb be contingent on
    hinge upon; depend on; devolve on; ride; hinge on; depend upon.
    • The outcomes rides on the results of the election
    • Your grade will depends on your homework

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possession

  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    ownership.
  • noun anything owned or possessed

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entrance

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entryway; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral
  • noun a movement into or inward
    entering.

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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glad

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
    gladiolus; sword lily; gladiola.
  • adjective showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
    • glad you are here
    • glad that they succeeded
    • gave a glad shout
    • a glad smile
    • heard the glad news
    • a glad occasion

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good-time

  • adjective satellite occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
    convivial.
    • a convivial atmosphere at the reunion
    • a woman of convivial nature
    • he was a real good-time Charlie

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fooling

  • adjective satellite characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; it is no fooling matter"
    casual.
    • a broken back is nothing to be casual about
  • verb make a fool or dupe of
    fool; befool; gull.

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ecstasy

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    rapture; raptus; transport; exaltation.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun a state of elated bliss
    rapture.

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ebullience

  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    enthusiasm; exuberance.

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jocundity

  • noun a feeling facetious merriment
    jocularity.

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exhilaration

  • noun the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
    excitement.
    • he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

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nine

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
    IX; niner; Nina from Carolina; ennead; 9.
  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    club; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division

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lightsome

  • adjective satellite moving easily and quickly; nimble
    light; tripping.
    • the dancer was light and graceful
    • a lightsome buoyant step
    • walked with a light tripping step
  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; blithe; blithesome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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nurture

  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    rearing; raising.
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; upbringing; bringing up; rearing; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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lighthearted

  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; blithe; lightsome; blithesome.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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joyous

  • adjective full of or characterized by joy
    • felt a joyous abandon
    • joyous laughter

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rapt

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rhapsodic; rapturous; enraptured; ecstatic.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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well-wishing

  • noun an expression of good will from one person to another
    • much hand-shaking and well-wishing
  • adjective satellite extending good wishes for success
    • his well-wishing supporters

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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buoyant

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    floaty.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; chirpy.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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goad

  • noun a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
    prod.
  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; spurring; prodding; prod; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves

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fortunate

  • adjective having unexpected good fortune
    • other, less fortunate, children died
    • a fortunate choice
  • adjective satellite supremely favored
    golden.
    • golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust

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pleasing

  • noun the act of one who pleases
  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight; please.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation

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fete

  • noun an elaborate party (often outdoors)
    fiesta; feast.
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    festival.
    • a drama festival

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vital

  • adjective satellite urgently needed; absolutely necessary
    critical.
    • a critical element of the plan
    • critical medical supplies
    • vital for a healthy society
    • of vital interest
  • adjective satellite performing an essential function in the living body
    life-sustaining.
    • vital organs
    • blood and other vital fluids
    • the loss of vital heat in shock
    • a vital spot
    • life-giving love and praise

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titillation

  • noun a tingling feeling of excitement (as from teasing or tickling)
  • noun an agreeable arousal

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raptus

  • noun a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    ictus; seizure.
    • he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    rapture; ecstasy; transport; exaltation.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens

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funny

  • noun an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
    funny story; funny remark; good story.
    • she told a funny story
    • she made a funny
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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riant

  • adjective satellite showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness
    laughing.
    • laughing children

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complacent

  • adjective satellite contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions
    self-complacent; self-satisfied.
    • he had become complacent after years of success
    • his self-satisfied dignity

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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walk_on_air

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; exult; jump for joy.

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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sidesplitting

  • adjective satellite very funny
    killing.
    • a killing joke
    • sidesplitting antics

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wishing

  • noun a specific feeling of desire
    wish; want.
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
  • verb hope for; have a wish
    wish.
    • I wish I could go home now

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satisfied

  • adjective satellite filled with satisfaction
    • a satisfied customer
  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    satisfy; fulfill; fulfil; live up to.

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beguile

  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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shuddery

  • adjective satellite provoking fear terror
    scary; shivery; chilling; scarey.
    • a scary movie
    • the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge

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smiling

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    grinning; smile; grin.
  • verb change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
    smile.

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zippy

  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    brisk; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; bouncy; peppy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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chosen

  • noun one who is the object of choice; who is given preference
    • she was Mama's chosen
  • noun the name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945)

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glee

  • noun great merriment
    mirth; gleefulness; mirthfulness; hilarity.
  • noun malicious satisfaction
    gloating; gloat.

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shudder

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
    tremor.

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buffoonish

  • adjective satellite like a clown
    clownish; zany; clownlike.
    • a buffoonish walk
    • a clownish face
    • a zany sense of humor

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wry

  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironic; ironical.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
  • adjective satellite bent to one side
    • a wry neck

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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spell

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; trance.
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; tour.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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invigoration

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; brio; spiritedness.
  • noun the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
    animation; vivification.

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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euphory

  • noun a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
    euphoria.

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enamor

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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ebullient

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; exuberant.

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thrill

  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; boot; charge; bang; flush; kick.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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mirthful

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    jocund; gay; jolly; jovial; merry.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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droll

  • adjective satellite comical in an odd or whimsical manner
    • a droll little man with a quiet tongue-in-cheek kind of humor

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bring_out

  • verb make visible
    uncover; reveal; unveil.
    • Summer brings out bright clothes
    • He brings out the best in her
  • verb bring out of a specific state
    let out.

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victory

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    triumph.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense

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exhilarated

  • adjective satellite made joyful
    gladdened.
    • the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated--happy to be alive
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exalt; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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tragicomic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy
    • a playwright specializing in tragicomic drama
  • adjective satellite manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    tragicomical.
    • the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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gladdened

  • adjective satellite made joyful
    exhilarated.
    • the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated--happy to be alive
  • verb make glad or happy
    gladden; joy.

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exhortative

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortatory; hortative.

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jolly

  • noun a happy party
  • noun a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
    jolly boat.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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encourage

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; promote; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to

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tingle

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    prickling; tingling.

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hilarious

  • adjective satellite marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
    screaming; uproarious.
    • hilarious broad comedy
    • a screaming farce
    • uproarious stories

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mirthfulness

  • noun great merriment
    mirth; gleefulness; glee; hilarity.

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expansive

  • adjective able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion
    • Expansive materials
    • the expansive force of fire
  • adjective satellite of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
    heroic; grand.
    • an expansive lifestyle
    • in the grand manner
    • collecting on a grand scale
    • heroic undertakings

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clownlike

  • adjective satellite like a clown
    clownish; zany; buffoonish.
    • a buffoonish walk
    • a clownish face
    • a zany sense of humor

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pleasant

  • adjective affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
    • we had a pleasant evening together
    • a pleasant scene
    • pleasant sensations
  • adjective satellite (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior
    • I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around

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laughable

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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jubilant

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; exultant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • adjective satellite full of high-spirited delight
    elated; joyful; gleeful.
    • a joyful heart

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scary

  • adjective satellite provoking fear terror
    shivery; shuddery; chilling; scarey.
    • a scary movie
    • the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge

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contented

  • adjective satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
    content.
    • a contented smile
  • verb satisfy in a limited way
    content.
    • He contented himself with one glass of beer per day

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jolliness

  • noun feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
    jollity; joviality.

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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cheering

  • noun encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
    shouting.
    • it's all over but the shouting
  • verb give encouragement to
    embolden; cheer; recreate; hearten.

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felicitous

  • adjective exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style
    • a felicitous speaker
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    happy.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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humourous

  • adjective full of or characterized by humor
    humorous.
    • humorous stories
    • humorous cartoons
    • in a humorous vein

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radiate

  • verb send out rays or waves
    • The sun radiates heat
  • verb send out real or metaphoric rays
    • She radiates happiness

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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tingling

  • noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    prickling; tingle.
  • verb cause a stinging or tingling sensation
    tingle; prickle.

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in_high_spirits

  • adjective satellite happy and excited and energetic
    high.

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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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revive

  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man
  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; reanimate; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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euphoria

  • noun a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
    euphory.

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enthral

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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shiver

  • noun a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
    tremble; shake.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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festivity

  • noun any joyous diversion
    celebration.

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uproarious

  • adjective satellite uncontrollably noisy
    rackety; rip-roaring.
  • adjective satellite marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
    screaming; hilarious.
    • hilarious broad comedy
    • a screaming farce
    • uproarious stories

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enthrall

  • verb hold spellbound
    ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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nirvana

  • noun (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
    enlightenment.
  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    promised land; heaven; Eden; Shangri-la; paradise.

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ridiculous

  • adjective satellite inspiring scornful pity
    silly; pathetic.
    • how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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blithesome

  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; blithe; lightsome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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congratulatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
    gratulatory.
    • a congratulatory telegram
    • the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent
    • a gratulatory address

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bewitch

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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exultation

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilation; jubilance.
  • noun the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    jubilation; rejoicing.

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jollity

  • noun feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
    joviality; jolliness.

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halcyon

  • noun a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
  • noun (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
    Alcyone.

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entrancement

  • noun a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
    ravishment.

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beatification

  • noun a state of supreme happiness
    beatitude; blessedness.
  • noun the action of rendering supremely blessed and extremely happy

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mirth

  • noun great merriment
    gleefulness; glee; mirthfulness; hilarity.

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charge_up

  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; agitate; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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beamish

  • adjective satellite smiling with happiness or optimism
    smiling; twinkly.
    • Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll
    • a room of smiling faces
    • a round red twinkly Santa Claus

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sublime

  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
    sublimate.
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    sublimate.
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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captivation

  • noun the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
    fascination.
  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; fascination; enthrallment.

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turned

  • adjective moved around an axis or center
  • verb change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
    turn.
    • Turn towards me
    • The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face
    • She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

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ginger

  • noun perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
  • noun dried ground gingerroot
    powdered ginger.

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joviality

  • noun feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
    jollity; jolliness.
  • noun a jovial nature
    conviviality.

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liven_up

  • verb make lively
    enliven; liven; animate; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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blissful

  • adjective satellite completely happy and contented
    • blissful young lovers
    • in blissful ignorance

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trance

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; spell.
  • noun a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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rhapsodic

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rapturous; enraptured; ecstatic; rapt.

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fascination

  • noun the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
    captivation.
  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; enthrallment; captivation.

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animation

  • noun the condition of living or the state of being alive
    living; life; aliveness.
    • while there's life there's hope
    • life depends on many chemical and physical processes
  • noun the property of being able to survive and grow
    vitality.
    • the vitality of a seed

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amusing

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    disport; amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies

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triumphal

  • adjective relating to or celebrating a triumph
    • a triumphal procession
    • a triumphal arch
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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debonair

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonnaire; debonaire.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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charm

  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    appeal; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her
  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; magic spell; spell.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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tragicomical

  • adjective satellite manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    tragicomic.
    • the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman
  • adjective satellite having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics
    tragicomic.
    • her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"--Joseph Conrad

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jocularity

  • noun a feeling facetious merriment
    jocundity.
  • noun fun characterized by humor
    jocosity.

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elation

  • noun an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    high spirits; lightness.

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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prickle

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; spikelet; sticker.
  • verb cause a prickling sensation
    prick.

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jocose

  • adjective satellite characterized by jokes and good humor
    jesting; jocular; joking.

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intoxicate

  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits
  • verb make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
    inebriate; soak.

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affair

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    matter; thing.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    liaison; involvement; affaire; amour; intimacy.

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chirpy

  • adjective (birds or insects) characterized by or tending to chirp
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; buoyant.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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inspire

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb supply the inspiration for
    • The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work

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rapture

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    ecstasy; raptus; transport; exaltation.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun a state of elated bliss
    ecstasy.

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reinvigorate

  • verb impart vigor, strength, or vitality to
    invigorate.
    • Exercise is invigorating

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spanking

  • noun the act of slapping on the buttocks
    • he gave the brat a good spanking
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle; spank.

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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bright

  • adjective emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    • the sun was bright and hot
    • a bright sunlit room
  • adjective satellite having striking color
    brilliant; vivid.
    • bright dress
    • brilliant tapestries
    • a bird with vivid plumage

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well-turned

  • adjective satellite of a pleasing shape
    • a well-turned ankle
  • adjective satellite (of language) aptly and pleasingly expressed
    • a well-turned phrase

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beatific

  • adjective satellite experiencing or bestowing celestial joy
    • beatific peace
  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; sainted; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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seriocomical

  • adjective satellite mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating
    seriocomic.
    • a seriocomic novel

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draw_out

  • verb cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet"
  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; protract; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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victory_celebration

  • noun a celebration following a victory in a battle or sports competition

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unhappy

  • adjective experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
    • unhappy over her departure
    • unhappy with her raise
    • after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence
    • had an unhappy time at school
    • the unhappy (or sad) news
    • he looks so sad
  • adjective generalized feeling of distress
    distressed; dysphoric.

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abiding

  • adjective satellite unceasing
    enduring; imperishable.
    • an abiding belief
    • imperishable truths
  • verb dwell
    bide; abide; stay.
    • You can stay with me while you are in town
    • stay a bit longer--the day is still young

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enthusiasm

  • noun a feeling of excitement
  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    exuberance; ebullience.

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rejoicing

  • noun a feeling of great happiness
  • noun the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    jubilation; exultation.

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exaltation

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    rapture; ecstasy; raptus; transport.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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sunny

  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    cheery; gay.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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exulting

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; exult; jump for joy.

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smug

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
    self-satisfied.
    • a smug glow of self-congratulation

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exultant

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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spur

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; prod; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spine; acantha.

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celebrate

  • verb behave as expected during of holidays or rites
    observe; keep.
    • Keep the commandments
    • celebrate Christmas
    • Observe Yom Kippur
  • verb have a celebration
    fete.
    • They were feting the patriarch of the family
    • After the exam, the students were celebrating

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ravishment

  • noun a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
    entrancement.
  • noun the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
    violation; assault; rape.

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pollyannaish

  • adjective satellite pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
    cheerful; upbeat.

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enchant

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; transport.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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invigorate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give life or energy to
    quicken.
    • The cold water invigorated him

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spirits

  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; liquor; John Barleycorn; booze; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
    spirit.

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enamour

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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alarming

  • adjective frightening because of an awareness of danger
  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    horrify; dismay; alarm; appall; appal.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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inebriate

  • noun a chronic drinker
    drunk; sot; wino; drunkard; rummy.
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; exalt; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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happiness

  • noun state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
    felicity.
  • noun emotions experienced when in a state of well-being

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beatify

  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exalt; exhilarate.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success
  • verb make blessedly happy

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joy

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joyfulness; joyousness.
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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killing

  • noun an event that causes someone to die
    violent death.
  • noun the act of terminating a life
    kill; putting to death.

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barrack

  • noun a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
  • verb lodge in barracks

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jovial

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    jocund; gay; mirthful; jolly; merry.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh

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merry

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    jocund; gay; mirthful; jolly; jovial.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh
  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    festal; gay; festive.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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lightness

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; high spirits.
  • noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
    weightlessness.
    • the lightness of balsa wood

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jaunty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; debonair.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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farcical

  • adjective satellite broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    ridiculous; ludicrous.
    • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
    • ludicrous green hair

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gala_affair

  • noun a gay festivity
    blowout; gala; jamboree.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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self-satisfied

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
    smug.
    • a smug glow of self-congratulation
  • adjective satellite contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions
    complacent; self-complacent.
    • he had become complacent after years of success
    • his self-satisfied dignity

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ludi_saeculares

  • noun the centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation); observances may have begun as early as the 5th century BC and lasted well into the Christian era
    secular games.

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urge_on

  • verb spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    urge; inspire; exhort; barrack; cheer; root on; pep up.
    • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
  • verb force or impel in an indicated direction
    press; urge; exhort.
    • I urged him to finish his studies

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springy

  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    resilient; bouncy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf
  • adjective satellite (of movements) light and confidently active
    • he walked away with a springy step

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jubilate

  • verb celebrate a jubilee
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; rejoice; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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hortative

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortatory; exhortative.

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comical

  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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overjoy

  • verb cause to feel extremely joyful or happy
    • the economic growth overjoyed the German industry

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upbeat

  • noun a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
    eudaemonia; wellbeing; well-being; welfare; eudaimonia.
    • the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles
  • noun an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
    offbeat.

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enraptured

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rhapsodic; rapturous; ecstatic; rapt.
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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uplifted

  • adjective satellite exalted emotionally especially with pride
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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humorousness

  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; jocoseness; jocosity.

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prosperous

  • adjective satellite in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
    well-to-do; well-heeled; well-off; comfortable; well-fixed; well-situated; easy.
    • they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards
    • easy living
    • a prosperous family
    • his family is well-situated financially
    • well-to-do members of the community
  • adjective satellite very lively and profitable
    booming; palmy; thriving; prospering; roaring; flourishing.
    • flourishing businesses
    • a palmy time for stockbrokers
    • a prosperous new business
    • doing a roaring trade
    • a thriving tourist center
    • did a thriving business in orchids

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liven

  • verb make lively
    enliven; animate; liven up; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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excite

  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
  • verb act as a stimulant
    stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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observe

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb make mention of
    note; mention; remark.
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
    • They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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spellbind

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; fascinate; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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joyfulness

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joy; joyousness.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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chilling

  • noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    cooling; temperature reduction.
  • verb depress or discourage
    chill.
    • The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers

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hortatory

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortative; exhortative.

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provocative

  • adjective serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy
    • a provocative remark
    • a provocative smile
    • provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope
  • adjective satellite exciting sexual desire
    • her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative

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joyousness

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joyfulness; joy.

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root_on

  • verb spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    urge; inspire; exhort; barrack; cheer; urge on; pep up.
    • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

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encouragement

  • noun the expression of approval and support
  • noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
    boost.

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remindful

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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hearten

  • verb give encouragement to
    embolden; cheer; recreate.

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pressing

  • noun the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    press; pressure.
    • he gave the button a press
    • he used pressure to stop the bleeding
    • at the pressing of a button
  • noun a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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ironic

  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironical; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironical.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely

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uplift

  • noun (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    upthrust; upheaval; upthrow.
  • noun a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts

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capture

  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    seizure; gaining control.
  • noun a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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reanimate

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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exuberance

  • noun joyful enthusiasm
  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    enthusiasm; ebullience.

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jocund

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    gay; mirthful; jolly; jovial; merry.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh

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banter

  • noun light teasing repartee
    give-and-take; raillery; backchat.
  • verb be silly or tease one another
    chaff; josh; jolly; kid.
    • After we relaxed, we just kidded around

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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alert

  • noun condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
    qui vive.
    • bombers were put on alert during the crisis
  • noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
    alerting.

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delight

  • noun a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
    delectation.
    • his delight to see her was obvious to all
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    joy; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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cheer_up

  • verb cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
    cheer; jolly along; jolly up.
    • She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee
  • verb become cheerful
    cheer; chirk up.

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cheery

  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    sunny; gay.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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light-hearted

  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    blithe; lightsome; blithesome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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fascinate

  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue.
  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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cheek

  • noun either side of the face below the eyes
  • noun an impudent statement
    impudence; impertinence.

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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cheer

  • noun a cry or shout of approval
  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    sunshine; cheerfulness; sunniness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

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blessedness

  • noun a state of supreme happiness
    beatitude; beatification.

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agon

  • noun a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes

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agitative

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    provoking; agitating.
    • a provoking delay at the airport

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well-chosen

  • adjective satellite well expressed and to the point
    happy.
    • a happy turn of phrase
    • a few well-chosen words

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ludicrous

  • adjective satellite broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    ridiculous; farcical.
    • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
    • ludicrous green hair
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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exuberate

  • verb to express great joy
    jubilate; rejoice; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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convivial

  • adjective satellite occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
    good-time.
    • a convivial atmosphere at the reunion
    • a woman of convivial nature
    • he was a real good-time Charlie

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observant

  • adjective satellite paying close attention especially to details
  • adjective satellite quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
    observing.

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josh

  • verb be silly or tease one another
    banter; chaff; jolly; kid.
    • After we relaxed, we just kidded around

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exalt

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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exhilarate

  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exalt; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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seriocomic

  • adjective satellite mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating
    seriocomical.
    • a seriocomic novel

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lift_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    pick up; gather up.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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joyful

  • adjective full of or producing joy
    • make a joyful noise
    • a joyful occasion
  • adjective satellite full of high-spirited delight
    elated; jubilant; gleeful.
    • a joyful heart

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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exult

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; jump for joy.
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; jubilate; rejoice; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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blowout

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; romp; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus
    • the right front tire had a blowout
    • as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights

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tickle_pink

  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; inebriate; exalt; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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vivification

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    animation; brio; spiritedness; invigoration.
  • noun the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
    animation; invigoration.

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commove

  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    turn on; excite; charge up; agitate; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; disturb; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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euphoric

  • adjective exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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provoking

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    agitating; agitative.
    • a provoking delay at the airport
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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laughing

  • adjective satellite showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness
    riant.
    • laughing children
  • verb produce laughter
    express joy; express mirth; laugh.

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spirited

  • adjective displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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ceremonial

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; observance.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • adjective satellite marked by pomp or ceremony or formality
    • a ceremonial occasion
    • ceremonial garb

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full_of_life

  • adjective satellite full of spirit
    vital; lively.
    • a dynamic full of life woman
    • a vital and charismatic leader
    • this whole lively world

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joking

  • adjective satellite characterized by jokes and good humor
    jesting; jocular; jocose.
  • verb tell a joke; speak humorously
    joke; jest.
    • He often jokes even when he appears serious

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humorous

  • adjective full of or characterized by humor
    humourous.
    • humorous stories
    • humorous cartoons
    • in a humorous vein

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secular_games

  • noun the centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation); observances may have begun as early as the 5th century BC and lasted well into the Christian era
    Ludi Saeculares.

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captive

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    prisoner.
  • noun an animal that is confined

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bouncy

  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    resilient; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; peppy; zippy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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scarey

  • adjective satellite provoking fear terror
    scary; shivery; shuddery; chilling.
    • a scary movie
    • the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge

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sprightly

  • adjective satellite full of spirit and vitality
    • a sprightly young girl
    • a sprightly dance

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animate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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pep_up

  • verb spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    urge; inspire; exhort; barrack; cheer; urge on; root on.
    • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
  • verb make more interesting or lively
    ginger up; juice up; jazz up.
    • juice up a party
    • pep up your paper

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twinkly

  • adjective satellite smiling with happiness or optimism
    smiling; beamish.
    • Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll
    • a room of smiling faces
    • a round red twinkly Santa Claus

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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pep

  • noun liveliness and energy
    peppiness; ginger.
    • this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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witty

  • adjective satellite combining clever conception and facetious expression
    • his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent

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snappy

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappish.
    • a snappish tone of voice
  • adjective satellite smart and fashionable
    whipping.
    • snappy conversation
    • some sharp and whipping lines

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gladden

  • verb make glad or happy
    joy.
  • verb become glad or happy

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slapstick

  • noun a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes
  • noun acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone

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jump_for_joy

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; exult.

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clownish

  • adjective satellite like a clown
    zany; buffoonish; clownlike.
    • a buffoonish walk
    • a clownish face
    • a zany sense of humor

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revivify

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; recreate; reanimate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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chaff

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; straw; husk; stalk; shuck.
  • noun foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure

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conviviality

  • noun a jovial nature
    joviality.
  • noun a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
    jollification; merrymaking.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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blithe

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing a lack of due concern
    • spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation
  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; lightsome; blithesome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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perky

  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    buoyant; chirpy.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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tongue

  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    clapper; lingua; glossa.
  • noun a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
    natural language.

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repair

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun a formal way of referring to the condition of something
    • the building was in good repair

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gladsome

  • adjective satellite experiencing or expressing gladness or joy
    • a gladsome smile
    • a gladsome occasion

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prideful

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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recreate

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; reanimate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health
  • verb engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion
    play.
    • On weekends I play
    • The students all recreate alike

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blessed

  • adjective highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
    blest.
    • our blessed land
    • the blessed assurance of a steady income
  • verb give a benediction to
    bless.
    • The dying man blessed his son

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renovate

  • verb restore to a previous or better condition
    restitute.
    • They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • verb make brighter and prettier
    refurbish; freshen up.
    • we refurbished the guest wing
    • My wife wants us to renovate

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lively

  • adjective full of life and energy
    • a lively discussion
    • lively and attractive parents
    • a lively party
  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    racy.
    • a racy literary style

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rejoice

  • verb feel happiness or joy
    joy.
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; jubilate; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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hex

  • noun an evil spell
    curse; jinx; whammy.
    • a witch put a curse on his whole family
    • he put the whammy on me
  • verb cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    bewitch; glamour; witch; enchant; jinx.

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bantering

  • adjective satellite cleverly amusing in tone
    facetious; tongue-in-cheek.
    • a bantering tone
    • facetious remarks
    • tongue-in-cheek advice
  • verb be silly or tease one another
    banter; chaff; josh; jolly; kid.
    • After we relaxed, we just kidded around

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breeding

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    gentility; genteelness.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    training; education.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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jinx

  • noun a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
    jonah.
  • noun an evil spell
    curse; hex; whammy.
    • a witch put a curse on his whole family
    • he put the whammy on me

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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elate

  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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overjoyed

  • adjective satellite extremely joyful
  • verb cause to feel extremely joyful or happy
    overjoy.
    • the economic growth overjoyed the German industry

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merrymaking

  • noun a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
    jollification; conviviality.

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enchantment

  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    fascination; enthrallment; captivation.
  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    trance; spell.

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glamour

  • noun alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
    glamor.
  • verb cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    bewitch; hex; witch; enchant; jinx.

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jubilation

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilance; exultation.
  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    celebration.

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intoxication

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; poisoning.
  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; drunkenness; inebriety; inebriation.

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rouse

  • verb become active
    bestir.
    • He finally bestirred himself
  • verb force or drive out
    force out; rout out; drive out.
    • The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.

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raising

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; elevation.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    rearing; nurture.

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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glory

  • noun a state of high honor
    glorification.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; resplendency.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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urgent

  • adjective satellite compelling immediate action
    pressing.
    • too pressing to permit of longer delay
    • the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'
    • bridges in urgent need of repair

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embolden

  • verb give encouragement to
    cheer; recreate; hearten.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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triumphant

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • adjective satellite experiencing triumph
    victorious.

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excitement

  • noun the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
    exhilaration.
    • he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    fervour; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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gleefulness

  • noun great merriment
    mirth; glee; mirthfulness; hilarity.

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merriness

  • noun the trait of merry joking
    jocoseness; humorousness; jocosity.

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hilarity

  • noun great merriment
    mirth; gleefulness; glee; mirthfulness.

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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high-spirited

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    exuberant; ebullient.

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exhortatory

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    hortatory; hortative; exhortative.

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vivify

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; reanimate; revive; renovate; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health
  • verb make more striking or animated
    • his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story

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evocative

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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excitative

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitatory.

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redolent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics
  • adjective satellite (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
    smelling.
    • the hall was redolent of floor wax
    • air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey

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beaming

  • adjective satellite cheerful and bright
    glad.
    • a beaming smile
    • a glad May morning
  • verb smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
    beam.

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gay

  • noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
    homo; homosexual; homophile.
  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    cheery; sunny.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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jocosity

  • noun fun characterized by humor
    jocularity.
  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; jocoseness; humorousness.

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boot

  • noun footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  • noun British term for the luggage compartment in a car

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hollo

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb encourage somebody by crying hollo

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gratulatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
    congratulatory.
    • a congratulatory telegram
    • the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent
    • a gratulatory address

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zany

  • noun a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; twat; jackass; goofball.

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jesting

  • adjective satellite characterized by jokes and good humor
    jocular; joking; jocose.
  • verb tell a joke; speak humorously
    joke; jest.
    • He often jokes even when he appears serious

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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ecstatic

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rhapsodic; rapturous; enraptured; rapt.

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chirk

  • verb make a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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high_spirits

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; lightness.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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spanish

  • noun the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
  • noun the people of Spain
    Spanish people.

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jollification

  • noun a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
    conviviality; merrymaking.

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becharm

  • verb control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft
    charm.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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