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Word: jocular

Definition: said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking


Sentences Containing 'jocular'

She did it gloomily until she came to ten, but when she got into two figures she became more hopeful, and, as the time advanced, even jocular.
There was some speculation at the dinner-table about the Time Traveller's absence, and I suggested time travelling, in a half-jocular spirit.

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