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mirth
used in Arrowsmith

4 uses
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Definition
fun and laughter
  • Ordinarily it closed at eight, but tonight it kept open till one, and developed a spirit of almost lascivious mirth.
    Chapter 7 (37% in)
  • It was, at least on the part of Clif and Mr. Babbitt, a mirthful affair, and when Martin had joined them in cocktails, St. Louis beer, and highballs, he saw that Clif was the most generous person now living, and Mr. George F. Babbitt a companion of charm.
    Chapter 9 (10% in)
  • He had, they mirthfully related, declared that anybody who kept hogs would die of small-pox; he had been drunk for a week, and diagnosed everything from gall-stones to heart-burn as small-pox.
    Chapter 18 (44% in)
  • Rippleton Holabird would have made pretty mirth, but Martin could only quaver, "No, I don't think that's true," and consider whether he dared drink another glass of champagne.
    Chapter 29 (73% in)

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