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jocular
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Babbitt
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  • Mrs. Gunch squeaked, and they jumped with unnatural jocularity, but at Frink’s hiss they sank into subdued awe.
  • Save with Paul Riesling, mechanical friendships—back-slapping and jocular, never daring to essay the test of quietness.
  • When they did venture, tables got in their way, and they sought to cover embarrassment by heavy jocularity at the coatroom.
  • He was embarrassingly jocular and salacious.
  • He elaborately, heavily, jocularly tried to check them.

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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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