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Her jubilant teammates mobbed her and lifted her into the air.
  full of happiness and joy — typically because of some triumph or success
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  • Her jubilant teammates mobbed her and lifted her into the air.
  • He discovered nothing; and she went home jubilant, and dropped all concern about the matter permanently out of her mind.
    Twain, Mark  --  Pudd’n’head Wilson
  • But although Tom’s ear tingled, his heart was jubilant.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • He had expected to hear cheer of triumph and jubilation at his death,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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  • The Cadillac arrived, and the jubilant minister decided to take the gas guzzler for a spin.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • "That’s six days from now," he said in a jubilant voice.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows
  • I felt their arms around my neck, their hugs and the marvelous jubilation of reunion.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • (Throwing back her head with jubilance) Praise God!
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • But he knew his days at Trinity would be numbered if he walked into that group of jubilant guys and told them to erase the fifty beside his name.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • Half of me is jubilant, but the other half is still thinking about the creature the Commandant called the Nightbringer.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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  • Everyone in Swat was jubilant, but I felt the happiest because it meant school would reopen properly.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • And just like that, the animals’ jubilant mood wilted.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Her name had been called five minutes ago, but I didn’t see her in the throng of jubilant, shouting, laughing women in the hall.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I might find some friendly faces there—perhaps even jubilant worshippers who would bring me peeled grapes, Oreos, and other holy offerings.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • She was jubilant.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Jillson appeared in the cafeteria, a jubilant grin on her face, and came straight over to their table.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Her jubilant feet came suddenly to a halt.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • She was cheerful—jubilant, really—and her mood improved when the servants coiled her braided hair onto the back of her head and dressed her in a surprisingly fine riding habit that concealed her miserably thin form.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • She stood and faced us and gave not an ounce of herself to the jubilation across the gym.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Char was jubilant.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • One month after the fire, Alfred Sewell took another hike   through Chicago and returned in a jubilant mood.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • I go again, out of joy and jubilation, the way they do in church.
    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  --  Shiloh
  • I remember going to the empty lot where there was one such screen and watching an endless parade of tanks and jubilant German soldiers as they rolled through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France in May and June of 1940.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Staring at her sister’s jubilant reflection in the mirror, Kris felt a stab of jealousy.
    R.L. Stine  --  Goosebumps - Night of the Living Dummy
  • I envisioned Jack hitting home runs, Lilly dancing across the stage, Caroline’s jubilation when I brought her a quarter of a million dollars in a gym bag .
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • He sounded jubilant.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • I walked into class, a jubilant and triumphant conqueror of obstacles.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I knocked and entered as the last record ceased playing, and the great barge with its jubilant trumpets vanished around a turning on the Thames.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "God!" he said jubilantly, slapping the table, so loudly that I flinched.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Jem picked up a rock and threw it jubilantly at the carhouse.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Louie yanked the fish out of the water, jubilant.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • His voice was loud and jubilant.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • Chuck’s jubilation visibly crashed to the ground as his eyes sank down toward the floor.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • I would fall back, exhausted but jubilant.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • His jubilance, however, was short-lived.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The Professor smiled, and looked quite jubilant.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • I was cocksure, jubilant; at that moment I almost had the courage to claim equality.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Eragon opened his mind and jubilantly told Saphira,We found the Ra’zac’s lair!
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Sometimes he flaps his wings as if he nearly remembers flight, as he did in the first jubilant terror of his release.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • ’That’s Captain Black’s car,’ he informed them jubilantly.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • To Perry, it seemed as though Dick were muttering jubilant mumbo-jumbo.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The city was in the midst of a jubilant gala.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • "We are going to be the best of friends," said Gilbert, jubilantly.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • His friend, jubilant and glorified, holding his treasure with vanity, came to him there.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • "We scored a bull!" Uncle Al shouts, spreading his arms wide in jubilation.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • May the halls echo with the jubilation of our race.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • I remember how jubilant Markham was at securing a new photograph of the planet for the illustrated paper he edited in those days.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • The backers of Cherokee waxed jubilant and offered ridiculous odds.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Matthewson waxed jubilant.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • The twins looked at each other jubilantly but with some surprise.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
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