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jovial
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
cheerful and friendly
  • "Hello, Wilson, old man," said Tom, slapping him jovially on the shoulder.
    p. 25.4
  • He smiled with jovial condescension, and added: "Some sensation!" Whereupon everybody laughed.
    p. 49.9

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