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jaunty
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
appearing cheerful, lively, and self-confident
  • He walked jauntily away, being hungry, and the unfortunate Matthew was left to do that which was harder for him than bearding a lion in its den—walk up to a girl—a strange girl—an orphan girl—and demand of her why she wasn't a boy.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (13% in)
  • True, Anne could not help a little pang when she contrasted her plain black tam and shapeless, tight-sleeved, homemade gray-cloth coat with Diana's jaunty fur cap and smart little jacket.
    Chapter 19 — A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession (38% in)
  • "Yes, and I think it is real pretty," said Diana, looking admiringly at the short, silky curls that clustered over Anne's head and were held in place by a very jaunty black velvet ribbon and bow.
    Chapter 28 — An Unfortunate Lily Maid (10% in)
  • After breakfast the jaunty new cap and jacket were donned, and Anne hastened over the brook and up through the firs to Orchard Slope.
    Chapter 29 — An Epoch in Anne's Life (35% in)

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