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jovial
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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Definition
cheerful and friendly
  • The Countess Lidia Ivanovna had, as a very young and sentimental girl, been married to a wealthy man of high rank, an extremely good-natured, jovial, and extremely dissipated rake.
    Part Five (67% in)
  • At Sergey Ivanovitch's little pills, everyone laughed; Turovtsin in especial roared loudly and jovially, glad at last to have found something to laugh at, all he ever looked for in listening to conversation.
    Part Four (42% in)
  • Spending the time with jovial gentlemen of Oblonsky's type—she knew now what that meant.... it meant drinking and going somewhere after drinking.
    Part Seven (1% in)

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