exuberate

verb
ex·​u·​ber·​ate | \ ig-ˈzü-bə-ˌrāt How to pronounce exuberate (audio) \
exuberated; exuberating

Definition of exuberate

intransitive verb

1 : to become exuberant : show exuberance exuberated over his victory
2 archaic : to have something in abundance : overflow

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Examples of exuberate in a Sentence

after their first World Series championship in 86 years, Bostonians felt that they had earned the right to exuberate with abandon

First Known Use of exuberate

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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