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jovial
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War and Peace
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  • The battalion commander perceived the jovial irony and laughed.
  • And indeed everybody in the room looked with a smile of pleasure at the jovial old gentleman, who standing beside his tall and stout partner, Marya Dmitrievna, curved his arms, beat time, straightened his shoulders, turned out his toes, tapped gently with his foot, and, by a smile that broadened his round face more and more, prepared the onlookers for what was to follow.

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  • She walked in with a jovial smile.
  • She is a jovial old woman.

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