exuberate

[ig-zoo-buh-reyt]

Origin of exuberate

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Latin word exūberātus. See exuberant, -ate1
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Historical Examples of exuberates

  • This air is like the cocktail that exuberates but does not intoxicate!

  • Work is a tonic which exuberates mentally, morally, and physically the man who wisely adjusts himself to it.

    A Fleece of Gold

    Charles Stewart Given


British Dictionary definitions for exuberates

exuberate

verb (intr) rare
  1. to be exuberant
  2. to abound or grow in profusion

Word Origin for exuberate

C15: from Latin exūberāre to be abundant; see exuberant
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