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exuberant


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exuberant  \Ex*u"ber*ant\,  a.  [L.  exuberans,  exuberantis  p.  pr 
  of  exuberare  to  be  abundant;  ex  +  uberare  to  be  fruitful,  fr 
  uber  fruitful,  fertile,  uber  udder:  cf  F.  exub['e]rant.  See 
  {Udder}.] 
  Characterized  by  abundance  or  superabundance;  plenteous; 
  rich;  overflowing;  copious  or  excessive  in  production;  as 
  exuberant  goodness;  an  exuberant  intellect;  exuberant 
  foliage.  ``Exuberant  spring.''  --Thomson.  -- 
  {Ex*u"ber*ant*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exuberant 
  adj  1:  joyously  unrestrained  [syn:  {ebullient},  {high-spirited}] 
  2:  unrestrained  in  especially  feelings;  "extravagant  praise"; 
  "exuberant  compliments";  "overweening  ambition"; 
  "overweening  greed"  [syn:  {excessive},  {extravagant},  {overweening}] 
  3:  produced  or  growing  in  extreme  abundance;  "their  riotous 
  blooming"  [syn:  {lush},  {luxuriant},  {profuse},  {riotous}] 




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