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 for bouncing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bouncing \Boun"cing\, a.
     1. Stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom.
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              Many tall and bouncing young ladies.  --Thackeray.
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     2. Excessive; big. "A bouncing reckoning." --B. & Fl.
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     Bouncing Bet (Bot.), the common soapwort ({Saponaria
        officinalis). --Harper's Mag.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bounce \Bounce\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bounced; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Bouncing.] [OE. bunsen; cf. D. bonzen to strike, bounce,
     bons blow, LG. bunsen to knock; all prob. of imitative
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     1. To strike or thump, so as to rebound, or to make a sudden
        noise; a knock loudly.
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              Another bounces as hard as he can knock. --Swift.
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              Against his bosom bounced his heaving heart.
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     2. To leap or spring suddenly or unceremoniously; to bound;
        as, she bounced into the room.
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              Out bounced the mastiff.              --Swift.
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              Bounced off his arm+chair.            --Thackeray.
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     3. To boast; to talk big; to bluster. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: vigorously healthy; "a bouncing baby"
      2: marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes";
         "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance" [syn:
         bouncing, bouncy, peppy, spirited, zippy]
      n 1: rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts) [syn:
           bounce, bouncing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  91 Moby Thesaurus words for "bouncing":
     active, activist, activistic, alive, animated, beefy, bouncy,
     bounding, breezy, brisk, bubbly, chipper, doughty, ebullient,
     effervescent, energetic, flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, frisky,
     full of go, full of life, full of pep, full-blooded, full-strength,
     gutsy, gutty, hale, hale and hearty, hard, hard as nails, hardy,
     hearty, hefty, hopping, husky, iron-hard, jumping, leaping, live,
     lively, lusty, mercurial, mighty, militant, nervy, obstinate,
     peppy, perky, pert, potent, powerful, prancing, puissant,
     quicksilver, rebounding, recalcitrant, recoiling, red-blooded,
     repercussive, resilient, robust, robustious, robustuous, rude,
     rugged, saltant, saltatorial, saltatory, skipping, smacking,
     snappy, spanking, spirited, sprightly, springing, spry, stalwart,
     steely, stout, strapping, strong, strong as brandy,
     strong as strong, strong-willed, sturdy, vigorous, vital,
     vivacious, zingy

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