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banter
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
casual conversation that is clever and amuses and/or teases
  • Her mother surveyed the girl up and down with arch approval, and went on banteringly: "So you've brought 'em round!"
    1 — The Maiden (55% in)

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