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exuberate

[ ig-zoo-buh-reyt ]
/ ɪgˈzu bəˌreɪt /
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verb (used without object), ex·u·ber·at·ed, ex·u·ber·at·ing.
to be exuberant; superabound; overflow.
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Origin of exuberate

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Latin word exūberātus.See exuberant, -ate1
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How to use exuberate in a sentence

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

    John Marsh's Millions|Charles Klein

British Dictionary definitions for exuberate

exuberate
/ (ɪɡˈzjuːbəˌreɪt) /

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

Word Origin for exuberate

C15: from Latin exūberāre to be abundant; see exuberant
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