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ebullient


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ebullient  \E*bul"lient\,  a.  [L.  ebulliens,  -entis,  p.  pr  of 
  ebullire  to  boil  up  bubble  up  e  out  from  +  bullire  to 
  boil.  See  1st  {Boil}.] 
  Boiling  up  or  over  hence  manifesting  exhilaration  or 
  excitement,  as  of  feeling;  effervescing.  ``Ebullient  with 
  subtlety.''  --De  Quincey. 
 
  The  ebullient  enthusiasm  of  the  French.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ebullient 
  adj  :  joyously  unrestrained  [syn:  {exuberant},  {high-spirited}] 




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