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characterized by joyful exuberance

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full of high-spirited delight

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Chuck Poochigian and other gleeful politicians should note that when it comes to voters, there are more workers in California than there are insurance companies.
are now the stuff of queer media legend--whether it be his manic, peek-a-boo concert twirls in kilts that intentionally flagged attention to his genitals or his gleeful admission to enjoying the sexual fruits of men younger than himself.
At SF MOMA, it was the rare time-based work that had multigenerational audiences making repeated viewings, engaging in a gleeful game of identifying the stream of sources, or simply enjoying its entertaining flow.
Birmingham Royal Ballet's Michael O'Hare was infectiously gleeful as the inebriated O'Reilly; Joseph Cipolla was absurdly dignified as Monsieur Didelot, the leading man.
Democrats are seething and scared; Republiscans are gleeful at the hash they've made and are licking their chops for more.
You could see in the eyes of these children a gleeful, terrifying savagery, and I could not help thinking of the British schoolboys in William Golding's famous novel, Lord of the Flies, who, stranded on a desert island, descended so swiftly into an unthinkable barbarism.
Your boyfriend will hate it - sorry, fellas - but girls, grab a hold of your hairbrush and prepare to be gleeful.
Their cover of the Britney track was gleeful and whole-hearted.
It never gets old,'' said a gleeful Los Angeles High coach Jim Hatem, whose team has won the combined oral and written Super Quiz event the previous eight years in a row.
The Bunny Lake Collection, 2001, a performance at the last Venice Biennale (presented on video at Tsingou's Mayfair gallery as part of an ancillary show of photographs, drawings, and other byproducts of Starr's three-year engagement with Bunny Lake), is a kind of gleeful revenge fantasy with some dozen girls in rabbit costumes invading a fashion show (featuring the artist's own glam-grotesque designs) and mowing the models down with handguns.
Both chubby and no longer young, they admire West for her gleeful nonconformity and unique character: "She's the movie-star equivalent of Venice.
Although no dancer has equaled Nora Kaye's devastating portrayal of the Russian ballerina, Milwaukee's Mireille Favarel succeeded in arousing gleeful laughter.
Americans will never be gleeful about paying money to the government.
While packed with guns, girls and gore, there's none of the gleeful knowingness that made their earlier films such guilty pleasures.
This morning, the whole family will gather at her house, which is all decked out for the season, and fill it with the gleeful sounds of their special Christmas present-opening ritual that can stretch on for two hours.