One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the team were in high spirits following their victory’
ebullient, buoyant, cheerful, sunny, breezy, jaunty, light-hearted, high-spirited, exhilarated, excited, elated, exultant, euphoric, joyful, cheery, merry, jubilant, sparkling, effervescent, vivacious, enthusiastic, irrepressible, energetic, animated, full of life, lively, vigorous, zestful
informal bubbly, bouncy, peppy, zingy, upbeat, chipper, chirpy, smiley, sparky, full of beans
North American informal peart
literary gladsome, blithe, blithesome
archaic as merry as a grig, of good cheer
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