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characterized by joyful exuberance

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full of high-spirited delight

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Fresh from a visit to Moscow, a gleeful President Hugo Chavez pored over diagrams and charts showing his latest arms purchases.
As the Washington state-based quintet spews slashing, tuneful guitar rock in the mode of the Strokes and Arctic Monkeys, front man John Healy evokes the gleeful belligerence of a young Mick Jagger, ranting about natural disasters, religious visions, and that old favorite, treacherous chicks.
The enthusiastic bordering on outrageous art emphasizes the sense of whimsy and pure fun that comes from the gleeful lyrics.
A confessed Judy Garland fan, she opens with a light, gleeful rendition of "Get Happy," enlivened by a small brass ensemble.
Councillors fought for position as questions were raised and answers given' some reacted with gleeful delight others with utter despair.
A photograph of the Indiana lynching party, complete with gleeful whites, still has the emotional clout of watching the video of the brutal beating of Rodney King by the L.A.
Center's ads became instant, juicy fodder for right-wing religious groups, which seized on the ad campaign and produced articles with gleeful titles like "California Homosexual Organization Admits HIV/AIDS Is a Gay Disease" (www.LifeSite.com).
He made Gigue in Balanchine's Mozartiana memorable with his precision footwork, and he endowed Puck of A Midsummer Night's Dream with gleeful mischievousness.
While the per unit savings may have been more than enough to make even the most fiscally conservative members of Congress gleeful, it meant a new series of obstacles for Lockheed, since the new partners would need access to top-secret data, not to mention the necessity to spread the wealth in terms of supplier contracts within the partner countries.
Cue: enter left, a gleeful RSPCA, conjoined to the increasing army, unique to England, of "bunnyhugging" inadequates.
The designated cultural rememberer or collector is thus presented as equivalent both to the absent interlocutor or stranded companion, and to the public fool whose storytelling blends salutary mockery with gleeful revenge.
Discussions range from mournful to gleeful at the prospect that national social expenditures will decline and may disappear in the foreseeable future.
Rankin's wickedly gleeful novel shows why he is the king of far-fetched fiction.
Liberal commentators who regard abortion as the central sacrament of their political creed assailed Bennett with gleeful, hypocritical abandon.
Some possible topics might include how much you personally dislike "that ex-brokerage firm," how thrilled you would be if their company was under indictment, how gleeful you are when one of their star producers jumps ship to another brokerage house and whether their E&O will pay for all of the things that went wrong.