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mirth
used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
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Definition
fun and laughter
  • And I followed this with a suitably modest smile to indicate without ambiguity that I had made a witticism, since I did not wish Mr Farraday to restrain any spontaneous mirth he felt out of a misplaced respectfulness.
    Prologue (82% in)
  • But then noticing the mirthful expression on my face, they broke into a laugh, though in a somewhat bemused fashion.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (10% in)
  • Indeed, in the moment or so that it took for me to perceive this and compose a suitable response, I may even have given the outward impression of struggling with the question, for I saw all the gentlemen in the room exchange mirthful smiles.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (89% in)

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