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  • n  the emotion of great happiness

  • Effusive and bubbling as Oldster Souchon himself, they make their point not by depicting anything in particular, but by the sheer joyousness of their color.
  • Occasional joyousness is real but fragmented.
  • He responded with a rat-a-tat of ideas and expletives, a joyousness unknown to Dems in recent years.

  • Bruce Kidd in London Free Press
    The Olympics, in all of its complicated way does bring a sense of joyousness, it brings a sense of hope,said Kidd, who is also a former Olympian. "And it brings a sense of other kinds of culture that has got to be part of what makes human...
  • Gord Downie in Toronto Star
    Bob Rock taught me a lot. His friendship has taught me a lot about what you should expect from a recording session and, more importantly, how you shouldn't expect anything less than absolute joyousness,says Downie, 46, sipping a coffee after...
  • Desmond Tutu in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    We see here an incarnation of goodness. How can you be 50 years into exile and still maintain this bubbly joyousness? He is quite mischievous, too,Tutu told the crowd. "And I say to him: 'Try to behave like a holy man.' "

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