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War and Peace
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  • She turned away and was about to ask the countess again how to go to him, when light, impetuous, and seemingly buoyant steps were heard at the door.
  • As soon as Natasha, sitting at the head of Prince Andrew’s bed, heard of Princess Mary’s arrival, she softly left his room and hastened to her with those swift steps that had sounded buoyant to Princess Mary.

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as in: buoyant force or market Define
tending to float or rise; or making other things float
as in: buoyant personality Define
characterized by lightheartedness or a tendency to maintain or quickly recover cheerfulness after setbacks
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