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jolly

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2 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
  • We always have a jolly time at their seaside cottage.
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merry, blithe, jocund, jovial, jolly mean showing high spirits or lightheartedness. merry suggests cheerful, joyous, uninhibited enjoyment of frolic or festivity.
    • a merry group of revelers
blithe suggests carefree, innocent, or even heedless gaiety.
    • arrived late in his usual blithe way
jocund stresses elation and exhilaration of spirits.
    • singing, dancing, and jocund feasting
jovial suggests the stimulation of conviviality and good fellowship.
    • dinner put them in a jovial mood
jolly suggests high spirits expressed in laughing, bantering, and jesting.
    • our jolly host enlivened the party

jolly

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to a great degree
  • I jolly well agree that you did the right thing.
  • Ted has become a jolly careful driver since his recent accident.
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a lot, as all get-out, good and

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jolly

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to make jokes
  • spent their nights around the campfire good-naturedly jollying and telling scary stories
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