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1‘Louise felt excited and proud of her achievement’
thrilled, exhilarated, elevated, animated, enlivened, electrified, stirred, moved
delighted, exuberant, enraptured, intoxicated, feverish, enthusiastic, eager
informal high, high as a kite, fired up, tickled, tickled pink, full of beans, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, peppy, sparky
aroused, sexually aroused, stimulated, titillated, inflamed, impassioned
informal turned on, on fire, hot, horny, sexed up
British informal randy
North American informal squirrelly
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