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  • Marley seemed positively ebullient to have us out there, lending a hand with his remodeling efforts.†   (source)
  • Ebullient and direct, she'd grown up in northern California, where her father had introduced her to camping, hiking, and skiing as a young girl.†   (source)
  • Outside, on the old stone steps, they burst into talk; Ron was pleased, cautiously optimistic, but the others were ebullient, hugging Caroline to thank her for her speech.†   (source)
  • Then Roshaneh happened to find herself seated at a dinner next to Muhammad Yunus, the ebullient Bangladeshi professor who much later won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for pioneering microfinance.†   (source)
  • His mood had turned from ebullient to despairing; she had pushed him past a breaking point.†   (source)
  • I was Mary's little sister—excited, ebullient, alive.†   (source)
  • Some of his e-mails were ebullient: "We're growing by leaps and bounds."†   (source)
  • Chief White Halfoat settled back in the staff car with an ebullient, prideful chuckle.†   (source)
  • "She was so charming, I simply must do something for her," cried Marie in ebullient French into the telephone.†   (source)
  • This night, at least, the sober-physician disguise of her severe clothes and steel-rimmed spectacles could not conceal the sparkling depths of Georgine Delmann's natural ebullience.†   (source)
  • We were in my bedroom, and her spirit was ebullient with the clear light of the morning.†   (source)
  • Beautiful, ebullient, passionate to a degree, and devilish when the mood was on her, she hardly looked like the epitome of motherhood; yet there could have been no better mother anywhere.†   (source)
  • By turns he could be affectionate or morose, reserved or ebullient.†   (source)
  • His feet he pulled proudly up in a high-kicking march of victory — an ebullient, primitive goose-step.†   (source)
  • For when from your own table you saw the Eckharts through their window in the light of a lamp, and Miss Eckhart with a soundless ebullience bouncing up to wait on her mother, sometimes you could imagine them back far away from Morgana, before they had troubles and before they had come to you— plump, bright, and sweet somewhere.†   (source)
  • It was like a stroll through her ebullient erotic mind.†   (source)
  • Oblivious, Marley stayed the course with his antics and misdeeds and boundless ebullience.†   (source)
  • Gone was the forced ebullience, the overweening desire to please.†   (source)
  • He seemed to be having a very good time, and from the reactions of his students, small smiles and shakes of the head, which they didn't try to hide from him, I figured that none of his sayings or his jokes or his general ebullience was new for today.†   (source)
  • Then his voice lost its ebullience; he spoke in a manner in which pretense had fallen off like leaves after a frost.†   (source)
  • But that afternoon, on the impromptu hike, she held me tight and wouldn't let me go and at some point I began not just to relent but to kiss her back, and with a sudden, spurring ebullience that caught us both off guard.†   (source)
  • He was in an ebullient mood, but his mouth frowned, briefly, in deference to Mae's recent loss.†   (source)
  • Still, her parents' voices, on the phone and in texts, had been ebullient.†   (source)
  • He sensed my less-than-ebullient mood, and thus determined to take the afternoon off to visit me.†   (source)
  • Soon even the ebullient Peter was reduced to a sober plod.†   (source)
  • One day the manager of Webster Clothes, a menswear store across the road, had come into the drugstore and, admiring Kathy's ebullient personality, asked her if she'd be willing to quit KB or, if not, take a second job at Webster.†   (source)
  • Gosse was ebullient.†   (source)
  • The concierge, an ebullient Swiss whose eyes took in more than his lips would reveal, had left several minutes before, having delivered the petit dejeuner and the Zurich newspapers, in both English and French.†   (source)
  • He was as ebullient and ruddy as mulled claret, and Nately liked him a great deal, although he did not like mulled claret.†   (source)
  • Zhang Yin is a petite, ebullient Chinese woman who started her career as a garment worker, earning $6 a month to help support her seven siblings.†   (source)
  • Amartya Sen, the ebullient Nobel Prize-winning economist, has developed a gauge of gender inequality that is a striking reminder of the stakes involved.†   (source)
  • I said, having some difficulty imagining the ebullient Renny Banerjee sitting in a darkened room, dolefully rubbing his face.†   (source)
  • Ever since Admiral Yamamoto's transport plane had been ambushed and destroyed by American fighter planes some eighteen months before, the general mood and morale, if still hopeful, had certainly not been as ebullient and brash as it was in the high, early times of the war, when the Burma Road fell, and Mandalay.†   (source)
  • She made it clear that she wished desperately to join them; but in the end she would rejoin the pups instead, and once more submit to their ebullient demands, either for dinner or for play.†   (source)
  • He received Martin with no vast ebullience, and his stare said, "Well, what do you want?†   (source)
  • So with a kind of ebullience, based on fattened hope resting on the pills, she undid the package and read the directions, assuring him the while of her gratitude and that she would not forget how good he had been to her in this instance.†   (source)
  • It was an ambitious subject for an amateur—an oval basin with an island of sculptured rocks at its center; on the rocks grew, in stone, formal tropical vegetation and wild English fern in its natural fronds; through them ran a dozen streams that counterfeited springs, and round them sported fantastic tropical animals, camels and camelopards and an ebullient lion, all vomiting water; on the rocks, to the height of the pediment, stood an Egyptian obelisk of red sandstone—but, by some odd chance, for the thing was far beyond me, I brought it off and, by judicious omissions and some stylish tricks, produced a very passable echo of Piranesi.†   (source)
  • Also she was enticingly ebullient and friendly, more so than at any time he had known her.†   (source)
  • Behrens was so pleased and flattered that he was almost ebullient.†   (source)
  • He was extremely nervous and extremely jealous of other tenors and he covered his nervous jealousy with an ebullient friendliness.†   (source)
  • As noted, Joachim's mood was cheerful, ebullient in fact, as he entered Hans Castorp's room, or rather exited it, having stridden double-time across it to step out onto the balcony and greet his cousin with a smile.†   (source)
  • Sophia did not see his behaviour in so very disadvantageous a light, and was perhaps more pleased with the violent raptures of his love (which the landlady exaggerated as much as she had done every other circumstance) than she was offended with the rest; and indeed she imputed the whole to the extravagance, or rather ebullience, of his passion, and to the openness of his heart.†   (source)
  • During those first weeks in Newark I was enchanted by Aunt Pat's ebullient city style.†   (source)
  • It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many others, needless to mention.†   (source)
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