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joie de vivre

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjoie de vivrejoie de viv‧re /ˌʒwɑː də ˈviːvrə/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HAPPYa feeling of general pleasure and excitement
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joie de vivreHer sweetness, her candor, her joie de vivre and fresh beauty-why had he been so long in appreciating it?That Chip and his joie de vivre are on the move.It was an instant hit, and later came to symbolise Trenet's joie de vivre.Still, I catch glimpses of the same atomic energy she has always had, the same joie de vivre.The joie de vivre I had experienced in Seoul had all but dissipated.
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