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Feeling happy

happy

adjective

feeling pleased and satisfied

glad

adjective

happy and pleased about something

alive

adjective

full of energy and feeling happy and excited

pleased

adjective

happy and satisfied

content

adjective

happy and satisfied with your life

satisfied

adjective

pleased with what has happened or with what you have achieved

contented

adjective

happy and satisfied with your life

cheerful

adjective

behaving in a happy friendly way

carefree

adjective

happy and without any worries, problems, or responsibilities

exuberant

adjective

happy, excited, and full of energy

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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spinnaker

an extra sail sometimes fitted on the front of a boat used for racing

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to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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