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1‘the narrow streets were dense with merry throngs of students’
cheerful, cheery, in good spirits, high-spirited, blithe, bright, sunny, light-hearted, buoyant, bubbly, lively, carefree, without a care in the world, joyful, joyous, rejoicing, jolly, jocund, convivial, festive, mirthful, gleeful, happy, glad, laughing
archaic frolicsome, sportive, blithesome
miserable, sad, gloomy
2‘after three beers he began to feel quite merry’
tipsy, mellow, slightly drunk
British informal tiddly, squiffy
have fun, have a good time, enjoy oneself, have a party, party, celebrate, carouse, feast, eat, drink, and be merry, revel, roister, rejoice, go on a spree
have a ball, make whoopee
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