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used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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characterized by cheerfulness and optimism; or a tendency to maintain or quickly recover cheerfulness and optimism after setbacks
  • Every morning she woke with a new confidence and buoyancy she could not explain.
    p. 147.3
buoyancy = lightheartedness or cheerfulness
  • He came toward her with his light buoyant step, carrying under his arm a bulky package wrapped in a bit of sailcloth.
    p. 150.3
buoyant = cheerful
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