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jovial
used in In Cold Blood

3 uses
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Definition
cheerful and friendly
  • And yet this was at least a partially inaccurate impression, for now and again the prisoner glimpsed him as he paused to talk to other men, joke with them and laugh, and then he seemed carefree, jovial, generous: "The kind of person who might see the human side"-an important attribute, for the man was Roland H. Tate, Judge of the 32nd Judicial District, the jurist who would preside at the trial of the State of Kansas versus Smith and Hickock.
    4 — The Corner (15% in)
  • A jovial fellow with gold-filled teeth and a silvery widow's peak, he jovially repeated, "Sometimes I despair.
    4 — The Corner (60% in)
  • A jovial fellow with gold-filled teeth and a silvery widow's peak, he jovially repeated, "Sometimes I despair.
    4 — The Corner (60% in)

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