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  • 1/19/2007

yeasty \YEE-stee\, adjective:

+Of, pertaining to, or resembling yeast. +Not yet settled or formed; immature or incomplete. +Marked by agitation or change. +Frothy or trivial; frivolous. +Full of vitality; exuberant.

We are living in the time of the parenthesis, a great and yeasty time, he concluded. "Make uncertainty your friend." Bill Sweetman, "A yeasty time", Interavia Business & Technology, July 1, 2001

In that yeasty time in the mid-sixties when I went to work as a reporter in Paris, the world was about to pop. Raymond Sokolov, Why We Eat What We Eat

I see you bubbling all over the place -- you're yeasty, and I think it's grand! Joan Anderson, A Year by the Sea

  • 1/29/2007

gadabout \GAD-uh-bout\, noun:

Someone who roams about in search of amusement or social activity.

She hugged him fiercely. "Oh, I love you, Jake Grafton, you worthless gadabout fly-boy, you fool that sails away and leaves me." Jack Anderson, Control

  • 2/3/2007

roseate \ROH-zee-it; -ayt\, adjective:

+Overly optimistic; bright or cheerful. +Resembling a rose especially in color.

The lass with the roseate cheeks had already resolved that, if she married anyone, it would be "the lad with the rubicund hair." -- Ari Hoogenboom, Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior and President

Roseate comes from Latin roseus, "rosy," from rosa, "rose."

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