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Ways of expressing pleasure and excitement

ooh

interjection

used for showing a reaction such as surprise, excitement, or pleasure

great

adjective

used for expressing pleasure or agreement

it’s a pleasure to do something

used for emphasizing that you are very happy or proud to do something

you beauty

used for expressing your pleasure at something

by gum

used for showing surprise or pleasure

have the pleasure of

used for saying that you enjoy something

yahoo

interjection

used for expressing enthusiasm

this is the life

something that you say when you are enjoying yourself and not working

likebait

web content which is specifically intended to make Facebook users click the 'Like' button associated with it

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Grexit

the possibility of Greece leaving the Eurozone …

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