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jaunty
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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appearing cheerful, lively, and self-confident
  • Their shoulders drooped even as they laughed, and when they put their hands on their hips in a show of jauntiness, the palms slipped the thighs as if the pants were waxed.
    p. 120.5
  • I'd pictured myself, dressed in a neat blue serge suit, my money changer swinging jauntily at my waist, and a cheery smile for the passengers which would make their own work day brighter.
    p. 265.5

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