high spirits

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plural noun
  1. a mood of joy, elation, etc.; vivacity.

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How to use high spirits in a sentence

  • Usually in high spirits, he often displayed a boyish playfulness that resembled the gambols of a big good-natured dog.

  • There was a successful fishing that year, and Jacob Worse was indefatigable and in high spirits.

    Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
  • At seven o'clock they turned back to Randulf's little house, in high spirits, and ravenously hungry.

    Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland