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buoyant
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Treasure Island
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  • 23 The Ebb-tide Runs THE coracle—as I had ample reason to know before I was done with her—was a very safe boat for a person of my height and weight, both buoyant and clever in a seaway; but she was the most cross-grained, lop-sided craft to manage.

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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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