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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

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Usage examples (28)
  • The jocose man soon had the guests laughing.
  • Adjective : a jocose and amusing manner
  • Liszt, that amiable critic replied that the word "grotesque" had no place in piano playing -- that they should properly be called jocose, or something of that sort.
  • Now this division is made according to the intention of the effect: for a "jocose" lie is told in order to make fun, an for more
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