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facetious
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Great Expectations
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  • "Yah!" cried Wemmick, suddenly hitting out at the turnkey in a facetious way, "you’re dumb as one of your own keys when you have to do with my principal, you know you are.

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  • I trust you didn’t take her facetious remarks seriously.
  • You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave.
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