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displaying light-hearted nonchalance

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marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air

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The others were all coming from California through Geneva instead, where a much jauntier train, the bright red Saint Bernard Express, takes you around the lower curve of Lake Leman and through Martigny as far as the village of Orsieres, for the final ascent by bus.
Although it's not through-sung, the score might as well be: The moodily undulating vocal lines only rarely break out into sharply defined melodies, and these come in familiar varieties (including the requisite jauntier comic numbers, for the dotty housekeeper Mrs.
Wright tends, however, to be a bit more caustic or, by turns, jauntier than Thoreau, whom she refers to as "Walden" (16) One example from Lichen Tufts will serve to indicate this stylistic affinity: "The majority of people live because they were born, and have not yet died yet" (88-89).
Parnevik is a Ryder Cup new boy, but his upturned cap is looking jauntier by the second.
As the lights come up, the groups are rivaling each other in melody, the quieter ones humming in minor key while the others counterpoint in a jauntier tune.
One wonders what would be the alien concept of God: Would it be like ours or bigger or smaller or holier or more reclusive or a jauntier, more exuberant God?
"What were you planning to do with your eyebrows?" Burke's mother demands to know, conjuring up an image of Cristina as some kind of Mrs Potato Head - unclipping her trademark pained, quizzical expression and swapping it for something rather jauntier.
However, in the brasserie, we were confronted by a jauntier scene.
Things get a bit jauntier with the Neptunesproduced and Pharrellguested Margarita and One Of Dem Nights.
After several gags from press box colleagues at the expense of my new knitted cap - a Christmas present - I spent half-time in the loo attempting to adjust it to a jauntier angle.
You can see it in people's faces - a slight easing of their everyday burdens, a jauntier spring in their step, an eagerness to engage a stranger in polite conversation.