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Word: humor

Definition: indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor


Sentences Containing 'humor'

According to Edwards, the series' humor is derived from putting a fantastic creature in ordinary situations.
An appropriate sense of humor is often a saving grace.
An even more keen sense is needed when humor is used to make a serious point.
As soon as I had got myself mended up after a fashion, I ascended to the hurricane deck in a pretty sour humor.
But they worked rather slow and talked very fast, and seemed in anything but a good humor.
Charles Darnay as was natural asked him, in all good humor and good fellowship, what he did mean?
Conversely, when humor is not intended to be taken seriously, bad taste in humor may cross a line after which it is taken seriously, though not intended.
Danglars was balancing his monthly accounts, and it was perhaps not the most favorable moment for finding him in his best humor.
Deichkind's characteristic lyrics typically consist of irony and humor.
Detecting presence and absence of seriousness in humor.
Driscoll was also known for his improvisation skills and sense of humor.
From that point on, "panchira" became linked with sexual humor.
He was a gifted pilot, a good fellow, a tireless talker, and had both wit and humor in him.
His continuous mentioning of efficiency and productivity are examples of office humor.
His humor is somewhat raunchy and thus is not normally considered suitable for children.
His poetry also excels in creating vivid sense of humor.
His sense of humor remains intact. Musical performance.
His uncle's sense of humor was a motivational inspiration for young Torres.
I was not in a humor to wait for any opening of yours.
In 1958, he started the humor magazine "Panic" (published by Health Publications).
In the theory of humor, one must have a sense of humor and a sense of seriousness to distinguish what is supposed to be taken literally or not, or of being important or not.
In the theory of humor, one must have a sense of humor and a sense of seriousness to distinguish what is supposed to be taken literally or not.
In this foreshadowing interval too, all humor, forced or natural, vanished.
Instead of long speeches, Otpor relied on humor and street theater that mocked the regime.
It gave her all the animation that her spirits could boast; for she was in no cheerful humor.
M. Danglars was disagreeable, certainly, but I know how much you care for his ill humor.
McGarry Bowen changed the direction of the advertisements so that they centered on the ingredients of the products instead of humor.
Moreover, she is generous, patient and possesses a magnificent sense of humor.
Not this hand complies with my humor more genially than that boy.--Middle aisle of a church!
Part of the marketing strategy for SpazzStick has been the incorporation of humor in its advertising.
Professor Martin is a prominent researcher in the field of humor research and is often cited for his multi-dimensional concept of humor.
Psychologists have studied how humor is intended to be taken as having seriousness, as when court jesters used humor to convey serious information.
Seriousness is sometimes contrasted with the comical in humor.
She has the same sense of humor as Allan and feels sorry for him.
She saw that he wanted to engage her on the old subject of his grievances, and she was in no humor to indulge him.
She was in no humor for conversation with anyone but himself; and to him she had hardly courage to speak.
That day the minister's clerks and the subordinates had a great deal to put up with from his ill humor.
That's where the origin of American humor is."
The audience becomes involved, and there's a lot of humor.
The honors for intended humor go to Messrs.
The humor in the film too is subtle, and comes through within the scene itself.
The morrow produced no abatement of Mrs. Bennet's ill humor or ill health.
The song deals with life, death and the unexpected with dark humor.
The X stood for Xeriscape, but the humor was intended.
There is a strong vein of humor and the plot is fast-moving.
They could describe an entertainment with accuracy, relate an anecdote with humor, and laugh at their acquaintance with spirit.
This kind of humor is quite common in Tokuhiro's works.
``And what have I to do with your ill humor?''
``It is because I am in a worse humor than usual,''replied Danglars.
``It keeps him in good humor,''said she,``and I am more obliged to you than I can express.''

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