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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv- In a volatile, high-string, or hot-tempered manner.

Usage examples (17)
  • Adjective : Prima donnas had the reputation of being excitable and temperamental
  • ‘How did you come here?’ asked the stranger, quickly, excitably, passionately almost.
  • She talked excitably about her home and family, her horses and dogs, and her relations and friends.
  • The emperor swam back to his throne as the selkie floated, then talked excitably to an aide, which left. for more
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