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  • What jovial fellows!
  • Mr. Power turned to Mrs. Kernan and said with abrupt joviality: "Well, Mrs. Kernan, we’re going to make your man here a good holy pious and God-fearing Roman Catholic."
  • In her days of courtship, Mr. Kernan had seemed to her a not ungallant figure: and she still hurried to the chapel door whenever a wedding was reported and, seeing the bridal pair, recalled with vivid pleasure how she had passed out of the Star of the Sea Church in Sandymount, leaning on the arm of a jovial well-fed man, who was dressed smartly in a frock-coat and lavender trousers and carried a silk hat gracefully balanced upon his other arm.

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

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