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1. Zestfully enthusiastic.
2. Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling.
[Latin ēbulliēns, ēbullient-, present participle of ēbullīre, to bubble up : ē-, ex-, up, out; see ex- + bullīre, to bubble, boil.]
Usage Note: Traditionally, ebullient is pronounced (ĭ-bŭl′yənt), with a short u in the second syllable, as in gull. This is apparently still the preferred pronunciation in British English. In American English, the pronunciation (ĭ-bo͝ol′yənt), with the second syllable like bull, is now equally common.
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1. overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; exuberant
[C16: from Latin ēbullīre to bubble forth, be boisterous, from bullīre to boil1]
eˈbullience, eˈbulliency n
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e•bul•lient(ɪˈbʌl yənt, ɪˈbʊl-)
1. overflowing with enthusiasm, excitement, or vivacity; high-spirited; exuberant.
2. bubbling up like a boiling liquid.
[1590–1600; < Latin ēbullient-, s. of ēbulliēns, present participle of ēbullīre to spout out]
e•bul′lience, e•bul′lien•cy, n.
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|Adj.||1.||ebullient - joyously unrestrained |
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
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adjective exuberant, excited, enthusiastic, buoyant, exhilarated, elated, irrepressible, vivacious, effervescent, effusive, in high spirits, zestful The Prime Minister was a fiery, ebullient, quick-witted man.
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ebullient[ɪˈbʌliənt ɪˈbʊliənt] adj [person] → exubérant(e)e-business ebusiness [ˈiːbɪznɪs]
modif [solution, sector] → du commerce électronique
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ebullient[ɪˈbʌlɪənt] adj → esuberante
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___ water → agua ___.
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