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  • a  of or resembling or containing yeast
  • s  marked by spirited enjoyment
  • s  exuberantly creative

  • The yeasty comic genius of the play rests with a totally reluctant fourth suitor, a court councilor named Podkoliosin (Peter Michael Goetz).
  • Gunther starts his zip-clip saga in California, the Golden State ("ripe, golden, yeasty"), swings a great northeasterly arc across the Middle West to the Atlantic, drops south .
  • Zero Mostel seems to expand physically to fill the stage with yeasty joy, pain and mystery in this musical based on Sholom Aleichem's tales of a poor Jewish dairyman, his family .
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  • Krispy Kreme takes a dunk on high costs
    Krispy Kreme shares are crashing on the heels of a yearlong, sugar-fueled high. The doughnut chain’s stock — which had tripled over the past 12 months as the 773-unit operation expanded into coffee and other drinks and played down its yeasty treats in some stores — got dunked yesterday, plunging 15...
    Aug. 31, 2013 - New York Post

  • Annie Proulx in Globe and Mail
    Academy members who vote for the year's best film are "out of touch not only with the shifting larger culture and the yeasty ferment that is America these days, but also out of touch with their own segregated city," Proulx writes.
  • Deval Patrick in Wicked Local Manchester
    Asked during the press conference whether the sides had reached a zone of agreement on the fuel levy, Patrick replied, "If I had, I wouldn't say right now. Let's just say there'sa yeasty conversation."
  • Wayne Thiebaud in San Francisco Chronicle
    Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Barnett Newman and other luminaries "were all there," Thiebaud said, "and it was a very yeasty place. There was a lot of drinking going on that I was not up to, but I'd sit around and listen. One time I had a...

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