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.