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 (blīth′səm, blīth′-)
Cheerful; merry.

blithe′some·ly adv.
blithe′some·ness n.
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After carefully setting up the board, then playing the letters O, Y, P, B, A, Z and E, the final words formed are as follows: OPACIFYING (63), YEVEN (11), PREQUALIFIED (30), BLITHESOMENESS (63), AVOIDABLE (15), ZOOGAMETES (32), EJACULATING (63) and the 27-timer OXYPHENBUTAZONE (1458).
As a reward for his blithesomeness, he was destined to be blown around the ether, miserable for 49 days and pursued by hungry ghosts.