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be bright and breezy

To be confident and cheerful. I may be bright and breezy now, but I often felt melancholy as a teenager.
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bright and breezy

Confident and cheerful. I may be bright and breezy now, but I often felt melancholy as a teenager.
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bright and breezy

cheery and alert. You look all bright and breezy this morning. Bright and breezy people on a gloomy day like this make me sick.
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The breeziness of the bodies is so well drawn out that it's a wonder it is all in such a heavy metal as bronze.
This may imply a deeply troubled soul concerning the co-founder, but the music, like Wozniak's conversation, often has a breeziness to it.
It's a central theme, but it never overpowers the light breeziness of the yarn.
There is, however, a certain breeziness about this apparent acceptance of critical relativism that is quite jarring.
The atmosphere over the kitchen table reveals tensions beneath the superficial breeziness, and we gradually gather that there is a back-history which is feeding Corinne's suspicions as to what Richard may have been up to.
At times, however, a certain breeziness or awkwardness can distract the serious reader: "The inspiration [Debussy] derived from the Russian composers, and the exceptional range of his general culture, helped provide new ingredients for a musical Molotov cocktail which exploded onto the Parisian musical scene, and little by little, as one work followed another in a war of attrition, established a new order--at least until that was toppled, in turn, by a real Russian revolution--Stravinsky, aided by Cocteau and Les Six" (pp.
Perl's willful disavowal of any kind of non-art context amounts to nothing more than intellectual breeziness.
What does it mean to resurrect the spirit of the '70s in all its freewheeling, feel-good breeziness and brevity?
Thus, despite the hip breeziness threatened by a title like "Willie's and Harry's Excellent Adventure" (on the correspondence of William and Henry James) the piece is written in a distinctly academic style, albeit a casual and readable one.
Director Jon Amiel (``Copycat,'' ``Sommersby'') seems to be trying for the same sort of lush breeziness that made Alfred Hitchcock's ``To Catch a Thief'' such a favorite with audiences.
Gomori's poetry has always had a certain pace, and with it a certain breeziness and freshness.
Cheerfully mocking its own selfdiscovery moral while subversively satirising consumerism, corporate thinking and notions of manliness, there's some deliciously darkly funny moments to balance the general colourful breeziness.
And Glenn, the duo's touring drummer, brings a jazzy breeziness to the two songs he plays on.
From the painful remorse of ``Walk on By'' to the hopeful, citrus-scented breeziness of ``Do You Know the Way to San Jose,'' Bacharach's tunes were written for adults.