How to use High-spirits in a sentence

high-spirits
  • Neither of them had been in high spirits yesterday.

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  • Here her unrestrainable high spirits and levity gave great offence to the citizens.

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  • In 1891 it was observed that he had wonderfully recovered the high spirits of youth, and even a remarkable portion of physical strength.

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  • But her frank recklessness, her generosity, her invariable good temper, her ready wit, her infectious high spirits and amazing indiscretions appealed irresistibly to a generation which welcomed in her the living antithesis of Puritanism.

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  • In the heyday of his youth his high spirits and passion for adventure enabled him to surmount every obstacle with elan.

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  • To this new residence he went in high spirits with his success, "fully determined to write as hard as could be," seeing no reason why he should not give the public two volumes of Shandyism every year and why this should not go on for forty years.

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  • The 16th Aventiure, describing this hunt and the murder of Siegfried, is perhaps the most powerful scene in all medieval epic. To heighten the effect of the tragic climax the poet begins with a description of the hunting, and describes the high spirits of Siegfried, who captures a wild boar, rides back with it to camp, and there lets it loose to the great discomfiture of the cooks.

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  • They arrived back mid afternoon in high spirits and collected a team certificate and bronze medals.

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  • At the head of the table, where the honored guests sat, everyone seemed to be in high spirits and under the influence of a variety of exciting sensations.

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  • But, though she noticed it, she was herself in such high spirits at that moment, so far from sorrow, sadness, or self-reproach, that she purposely deceived herself as young people often do.

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  • Shell horns will turn your own celebrity wedding into an occasion of jubilation and high spirits!

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