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What word does your mother always say?
a mood of joy, elation, etc.; vivacity.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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made him popular with students, and he was wise enough not to date them, ever.
He was given to a bizarre kind of fun in
, and occasionally to real gayety.
People are not well fed, nor in
as to the future.
It had not occurred to the lady to do that, and she trotted away in
Ralph was in
, flipping over the chicken breasts, pushing down tenderly on the steaks.
Such displays of animal
were not, however, confined to the gentleman's later years.
There were both
and threat in the lilting, carnivalesque music in the first movement.
Boyish high jinks are his strong suit, and energetic
and sly irreverence.
The floors weren't the only reason for
: the hardwood trees in the hills are now beginning to blaze.
The poll workers are in
and are managing things with grace and efficiency.
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