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  • With unnecessary jauntiness he chuckled, "Some nice flannels, them samples, heh?"
  • She listened to the village noises common to all the world, jungle or prairie; sounds simple and charged with magic—dogs barking, chickens making a gurgling sound of content, children at play, a man beating a rug, wind in the cottonwood trees, a locust fiddling, a footstep on the walk, jaunty voices of Bea and a grocer’s boy in the kitchen, a clinking anvil, a piano—not too near.
  • She went to Vida with a jaunty, "I think I shall work for you.

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  • She walks with a jaunty step.
  • There’s a jaunty optimism in her nature.

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