英 [ɪ'bʌljənt; -'bʊl-]
1、e- "out" + bulli- + -ent.
e-, 向外，同ex-. -bull, 冒泡，同boil. 比喻热情的。
- ebullient (adj.)
- 1590s, "boiling," from Latin ebullientem (nominative ebulliens), present participle of ebullire "to boil over," literally or figuratively, from ex- "out" (see ex-) + bullire "to bubble" (see boil (v.)). Figurative sense of "enthusiastic" is first recorded 1660s.
- 1. The Prime Minister was in ebullient mood.
- 2. He was ebullient over the reception of his novel.
- 3. He is ebullient with enthusiasm.
- 4. Camels and camelopards and an ebullient lion, all are vomitting water.
- 骆驼,长颈鹿,还有张牙舞爪的狮子, 全都在喷水.
- 5. She wrote the ebullient letter when she got back to her flat.
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