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jaunty
used in Main Street

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Definition
appearing cheerful, lively, and self-confident
  • With unnecessary jauntiness he chuckled, "Some nice flannels, them samples, heh?"
    Chapter 31 (91% in)
  • She listened to the village noises common to all the world, jungle or prairie; sounds simple and charged with magic—dogs barking, chickens making a gurgling sound of content, children at play, a man beating a rug, wind in the cottonwood trees, a locust fiddling, a footstep on the walk, jaunty voices of Bea and a grocer's boy in the kitchen, a clinking anvil, a piano—not too near.
    Chapter 5 (71% in)
  • She went to Vida with a jaunty, "I think I shall work for you.
    Chapter 39 (22% in)

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