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Tuesday word: Exuberant

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Exuberant (adjective)
ex·u·ber·ant [ig-zoo-ber-uhnt]


adjective
1. effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic; lavishly abundant: an exuberant welcome for the hero.
2. abounding in vitality; extremely joyful and vigorous.
3. extremely good; overflowing; plentiful: exuberant health.
4. profuse in growth or production; luxuriant; superabundant: exuberant vegetation.

RELATED FORMS
ex·u·ber·ant·ly, adverb
o·ver·ex·u·ber·ant, adjective
o·ver·ex·u·ber·ant·ly, adverb
un·ex·u·ber·ant, adjective
un·ex·u·ber·ant·ly, adverb

RELATED WORDS
spirited, brash, animated, vigorous, elated, buoyant, cheerful, lively, sprightly, passionate, excited, ebullient, effusive, lush, lavish, ardent, bouncy, chipper, eager, effervescent

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Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English < Latin exuberant- (stem of exuberans ), present participle of exuberare, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + uberare to be fruitful (derivative of uber fertile); see -ant

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXUBERANT
As exuberant as I tend to be, I did feel “knight” would be too melodramatic.
WHAT SHOULD I CALL THE MAN I LOVE?|DUSHKA ZAPATA|NOVEMBER 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST

An exuberant game of football takes place, then the sound of shells is heard, and both sides repair back to their enemy positions.
HOW MONTY THE PENGUIN WON CHRISTMAS: BRITAIN’S EPIC, EMOTIONAL COMMERCIALS|TIM TEEMAN|NOVEMBER 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST

What separates the trolls from the exuberant or opinionated is anonymity.
OUTED MADELEINE MCCANN TROLL KILLS HERSELF. BUT MILLIONS LIVE ON ONLINE.|BARBIE LATZA NADEAU|OCTOBER 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Exuberant and creative, he moved to New York City at 19 to become a poet and a musician.
HALLUCINATING AWAY A HEROIN ADDICTION|ABBY HAGLAGE|MAY 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The exuberant, indefatigable Democrat from Oregon and the dour, taciturn Republican from New Hampshire made an odd couple.
THE SENATE’S NEW TAXMAN WON’T BE CONTROLLED BY HIS OWN PARTY|LINDA KILLIAN|FEBRUARY 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST

"We ran," cries Cecil, with her exuberant spirits in her tone.
FLOYD GRANDON'S HONOR|AMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS

In the exuberant fecundity of the Torrid Zone, the insects, those terrible destroyers of plant-life, carry off the superfluous.
THE BIRD|JULES MICHELET

Commodus, as usual, too exuberant in the manner of his applause.
LOST DIARIES|MAURICE BARING

Even after repeated expeditions had discounted the exuberant optimism of this description, the Englishmen's faith did not wane.
OUR FOREIGNERS|SAMUEL P. ORTH

They were written for Brotherson's eye—or so the father says—but she never sent them; too exuberant perhaps.
INITIALS ONLY|ANNA KATHARINE GREEN
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