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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Latin, present participle of exuberare 'to exist in large quantities', from uber 'producing a lot', from uber 'udder'

exuberant

adjective
     
ex‧u‧be‧rant
1 happy and full of energy and excitement:
an exuberant personality
2 exuberant decorations, patterns etc are exciting and complicated or colourful:
exuberant carvings
exuberance noun [uncountable]
She needs to try and control her natural exuberance.
exuberantly adverb

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