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The dict-ified word of the day is jocular

| source : web1913 | Jocular \Joc"u*lar\, a. [L. jocularis, fr. joculus, dim. of jocus joke. See {Joke}.] 1. Given to jesting; jocose; as, a jocular person. 2. Sportive; merry. ``Jocular exploits.'' --Cowper. The style is serious and partly jocular. --Dryden. | source : wn | jocular adj : characterized by jokes and good humor [syn: {jesting}, {jocose}, {joking}] adv : with humor; "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly" [syn: {jocosely}]

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