Sentences Containing 'jocund'
The absence of the pervading and jocund steamboatman from the billiard saloon was explained.
More Vocab Words::: promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: edifice - building (of imposing size)