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Word: ebullient

Definition: showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling


Sentences Containing 'ebullient'

Comics media critic Paul Gravett called the collection "a "wondrous, ebullient SF epic and it all comes together in this delectable package.
Concerned, Tintin, Captain Haddock, and Professor Calculus go to stay with Calculus's old friend and only expedition member yet to be affected, the ebullient Professor Hercules Tarragon.
It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many others, needless to mention.
It was stated that Knowles was in "typical Sasha Fierce fashion" while the performance was described as "ebullient".
Much of Holsinger’s music is characterized by unrelenting tempos, ebullient rhythms, fluctuating accents, poly-lineal textures, vigorous asymmetrical melodies, and high emotional impact. Many of Holsinger's pieces are characterized by a lively and kinetic mood.

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