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jocular
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • After announcing this determination, the honourable gentleman grew jocular; and as patent boots, lemon-coloured kid gloves, and a fur coat collar, assist jokes materially, there was immense laughter and much cheering, and moreover such a brilliant display of ladies’ pocket-handkerchiefs, as threw the grievous gentleman quite into the shade.
  • ’Well, my Slider,’ said Mr Squeers, jocularly.
  • With that, he jocularly tapped Mrs Sliderskew under the chin, and appeared, for the moment, inclined to celebrate the close of his bachelor days by imprinting a kiss on her shrivelled lips.

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  • "Oops!" her father agreed jocularly.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • "You’re rude, jocular; and the one time you do something serious, it tears at the fabric of our nation.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite

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