in high spirits

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Related to in high spirits: in good spirits
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: high spirits - happy and excited and energetic
elated - exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
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Laying the book on a table, he withdrew in high spirits to make arrangements for the wedding.
Grandmother was in high spirits during the weeks that Antonia worked for us.
He seems in high spirits and happy,' she said, at length.