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  • People were exuberant with the initial success of the revolution.
  • The dancers are as exuberant as they are talented.
  • In an exuberant moment, she promised to go out with him.
  • On the contrary, I can never recollect having seen him in such exuberant spirits.
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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  • I once told a friend of mine, in a moment of exuberance, ’I’m gonna be the healthiest old man you ever met!’
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • as he and Noel agreed, in exuberant logic, he’d arrived with next to nothing, so what harm done if he went home the same way?
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • He felt exuberant, wanting to burst into song, his usual shyness gone.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • It had been the wild exuberance of a cavalry charge that night in Ohio.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • And she builds with momentum as she starts to circle the room with an exuberant, almost tearfully happy release.
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • Smiles greet us as we make our way through the exuberant crowds.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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  • She’s just as exuberant as ever.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • And she worried that someday somebody would stifle Harriet’s exuberance.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • I spent almost six years under supervision by the feds, reporting monthly to my pretrial supervisor, an earnest young woman with an exuberantly curly mullet and an office in the federal court building down on Pearl Street in Manhattan.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I’d expected to be exuberant.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • It had something to do with his natural exuberance and the way he’d made her feel a part of it; it was the fact that he had lived a life that seemed so different from hers, yet they still spoke the same language, a familiarity that belied the short period they had known each other.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • As it was, when she spoke with Reta she moved back and forth between a genteel grace and a childlike exuberance.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • The night before I had felt uncomfortable when I saw the men waiting in lines outside the doorways, smoking and taunting and singing to one another as they waited, their exuberance amazingly whole, unattenuated.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • His only recollection was a feeling of sheer, joyful exuberance, himself in celebration: shouting "A-men!" in the Bethany Church, bashing John McNab’s fastballs out of sight, dancing the polka with Grayson.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • He dashed across the lawn to join in the joy, and almost knocked them all over with the exuberance of his greeting.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • They were so exuberant, so full of life, while just a few yards away from them I was exhausted and depressed, struggling to survive another day.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Heidi was nowhere near him—she was racing around the perimeter with her usual exuberance—but Stem whistled and she came bounding up the porch steps.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • They seemed significantly less exuberant this morning.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Sophie, infected by his exuberance, clutched Nathan’s arm and glowed like a madonna, gazing at me as if I were the author of War and Peace.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Jon is big on purity, but only in art: it doesn’t apply to his housekeeping, which is an exuberant protest against all mothers and especially his own.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Alec was exuberant, pumping my unslimed hand in congratulation.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • He moved his face toward hers, toward those exuberant lips.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • I thought, as Kitsey and I crossed Madison Avenue, her pink Prada overcoat bobbing exuberantly in the throng.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Louie was seized by childlike, giddy exuberance.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • There had been a crowd following all the way, owing to the exuberance of Marija Berczynskas.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • They were an exuberant, restless people, wandering across the ocean of the plain.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
  • The competition could be lethal, yet there was a childlike exuberance to it all, lots of pranks and horseplay.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • Still exuberant with freedom, they remain confident.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • What began with exuberance and passion always ended with terse accusations and hateful words, with rage and weeping fits and the flinging of cooking utensils and collapse.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The horses skittered away from her, but Eragon and Brom smiled at her exuberance.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • His expression is most striking in the Easter photo because it contrasts so strongly with the exuberant grin Carine wears in the same frame.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • He’s just naturally exuberant.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • How impossible was it to sleep, in the exuberant possession of such blessedness!
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • The audience applause, which was enthusiastic at each Naming, rose in an exuberant swell when one parental pair, glowing with pride, took a male newchild and heard him named Caleb.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • I wondered if it was the same in every home, this feeling of exuberance when visitors had gone.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • She was a tall, earthy, exuberant girl with long hair and a pretty face, a buxom, delightful, flirtatious girl.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The crowd, still growing, took no notice of its problems and clapped and yelled exuberantly as it disappeared.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • After a lifetime of devotion, seventy-nine years, Mortati knew these events should ignite in him a pious exuberance . a fervent and living faith.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • One side contains my exuberant cheerfulness, my flippancy, my joy in life and, above all, my abthty to appreciate the lighter side of things.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • At such times the more exuberant among them called out in an excited manner on our emergence round some corner of expectancy, "Here they come!"
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • But he just spun around and around on the spot, exuberant as a dancing child, breathing out more fire.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • Fred and George Weasley were dealing with the pressure by being louder and more exuberant than ever.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • So far as I could see, all the world displayed the same exuberant richness as the Thames valley.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • At first I was surprised at this flood in a hot, dry summer, but afterwards I discovered that it was caused by the tropical exuberance of the red weed.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • If you, my dear father, will not take the trouble of checking her exuberant spirits, and of teaching her that her present pursuits are not to be the business of her life, she will soon be beyond the reach of amendment.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • And then everyone surrounded me and it seemed that I was washed from the gazebo in an exuberant wave of laughter and congratulations.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
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