I asked in a tone of persiflage, as I took a step towards them.
"Come on," said Berwick, paying no attention to Jim's persiflage.
She looked at him through his persiflage wistfully, searchingly.
Say, they made a great team, them two, when it came to exchangin' persiflage.
She was tall, beautiful, lively, gracious and learned in persiflage.
No one spoke for a moment, ...