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burst with excitement

To be so filled up with enthusiasm as to be unable to contain it. I am just bursting with excitement about our new house and can't wait to move in!
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ripple of excitement

1. A subtle thrill of excitement that one feels throughout one's body. I felt a ripple of excitement at the thought of seeing Susan again after all these years. Ripples of excitement kept fluttering through her as she waited for the plane to take off.
2. A low murmur or series of murmurs of excitement that travels through a group of people. A ripple of excitement went through the auditorium as the principal announced that the talent show would have a $500 cash prize this year. The news sent ripples of excitement around the office.
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burst with excitement

Fig. to have a strong feeling of excitement. Joe was just bursting with excitement because of his triumph. The new toys had the children all bursting with excitement.
See also: burst, excitement

ripple of excitement

a series of quiet but excited murmurs. A ripple of excitement spread through the crowd. As the president came near, a ripple of excitement indicated that people could really see him.
See also: excitement, of, ripple
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Lionel and Brenda Richie created a lot of excitement when their marital problems went public last year, but the couple appear to have patched up their differences and look forward to the release of Lionel's next album.
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It is full of wonder and excitement. I remember my own child looking at the window with wonder and excitement.
BBC One, 8pm There's a little bit of excitement in the department store this week, which makes a nice change from the usual doom and gloom.
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Grouplove ran out onto the stage with excitement, with drummer Ryan Rabin jumping up onto the platform where his set was, taking in the large audience.
A Cup run generates excitement. And that's a quality which has been in short supply at Goodison Park so far this season.
Twenty-three students came full of nerves and excitement along with their anxious parents for the clubs first lil dragon grading.
Several hundred racegoers registered to receive their money back from the track if a sample of racegoers taking in an experiment to measure their levels of excitement failed to be roused by the day's action.
SEVEN-TIME world champion Michael Schumacher believes the excitement has not left Formula One after accusations the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix was nothing more than a procession.
Geordie electro-punk pioneer RAZMATAZ LORRY EXCITEMENT will be heading to Darlington's Inside Out venue tonight for the first Amplified showcase of the year.
Many successful elk hunters do this by creating excitement with their calling, and one of the best ways to create excitement is by mimicking the sounds of multiple elk.