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  • Martin sank or rose to Clif’s buoyancy, while Clif rose or sank to Martin’s speculativeness.
  • The next day Dr. Pickerbaugh was busier and less buoyant.

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  • Inspection of plumbing and food was perhaps more thorough, because Martin lacked Pickerbaugh’s buoyant faith in the lay inspectors, and one of them he replaced, to the considerable displeasure of the colony of Germans in the Homedale district.
  • Buoyant with great things they got leave from Holabird—and from Joyce—and though it was winter they went off to Birdies’ Rest, in the Vermont hills.
  • Let me in!" He became Martin’s collaborator; unpaid, tireless, not very skillful, valuable in his buoyancy.

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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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