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buoyant
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Babbitt
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buoyant
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Babbitt
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  • She left him—he was for the moment buoyantly relieved—she dragged a footstool to his feet and sat looking beseechingly up at him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The customer joined him in the worship of machinery, and they came buoyantly up to the tenement and began that examination of plastic slate roof, kalamein doors, and seven-eighths-inch blind-nailed flooring, began those diplomacies of hurt surprise and readiness to be persuaded to do something they had already decided to do, which would some day result in a sale.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: buoyant force or market
as in: buoyant personality
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