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buoyant
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Jane Eyre
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buoyant
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • Till morning dawned I was tossed on a buoyant but unquiet sea, where billows of trouble rolled under surges of joy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Your habitual expression in those days, Jane, was a thoughtful look; not despondent, for you were not sickly; but not buoyant, for you had little hope, and no actual pleasure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They dispersed about the room, reminding me, by the lightness and buoyancy of their movements, of a flock of white plumy birds.  (not reviewed by editor)

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