buoyed by the corporation's optimism, BP's stock price has soared by 30 percent in the past week.
And buoyed by an increasing acceptance of same-sex unions, others want more legal protections.
The administration was buoyed last week by a decision of a federal court of appeals in the District of Columbia.
Her self-confidence and self-esteem seemed boundless, buoyed by infinite belief in New Age principles of affirmation.
Many times when I have been in sorely trying situations, the memory of that little one has come into my mind, and has buoyed me.
But, no doubt, he was buoyed up inwardly by the conviction that he had thoroughly thrashed his enemy.
We are just swinging by the head to the buoyed cable, so that I can slip at any moment.
The outer end is buoyed to a float which carries a flag and a lantern; the inner is fast to the bitts of the launch.
Then Pounddug Slough was kept thoroughly dredged and buoyed.
buoyed up with hope Henri was impatient to resume the journey, and Dacres, willing to humour him, complied.
late 16c., "to mark with a buoy," from buoy (n.). Meaning "rise up, lift, sustain" is from c.1600, perhaps influenced by Spanish boyar "to float," ultimately from the same source. In the figurative sense (of hopes, spirits, etc.) it is recorded from 1640s. Related: Buoyed; buoying.