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jovial
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Oliver Twist
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  • There was the chairman himself, (the landlord of the house,) a coarse, rough, heavy built fellow, who, while the songs were proceeding, rolled his eyes hither and thither, and, seeming to give himself up to joviality, had an eye for everything that was done, and an ear for everything that was said—and sharp ones, too.

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

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