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synonyms for facetious
- not serious
- pulling one's leg
- putting one on
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How to use facetious in a sentence
In 2006, a Fermilab newsletter even recounted an only somewhat facetious report of a “coordinated attack” on the facility by a family of raccoons.Death ‘by planet’ was surprisingly common in the 1600s | PopSci Staff | November 24, 2021 | Popular-Science
Even seemingly facetious Laundrie “stans” acknowledge this grim reality.Incels, Men’s Rights Groups, and Culture-War Trolls Glom Onto Gabby Petito’s Death | Kate Briquelet | September 27, 2021 | The Daily Beast
I was full of fentanyl—an opioid stronger than heroin—which seemed to embolden my facetious nature.
For example, Preston likes to avoid sounding angry because she has found a friendly—even facetious—tone can defuse tense situations.How to break free of the bystander effect and help someone in trouble | Tara Santora | March 2, 2021 | Popular-Science
This is not by any means a facetious question: Do you think alcohol should also be made illegal?
In recent weeks, McHale has used The Soup to promote Community—with facetious knowingness, of course.
At the club, they were far too facetious; even Randulf rallied him in a disagreeable manner.Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
The late Bishop used to make a rather facetious remark about this tomb.
You leave me to starve, for all you care; and you grow mighty facetious because I earn my bread.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush | William Makepeace Thackeray
One facetious sportsman had once made a rule of setting the senior day-room chimney on fire every term.The Gold Bat | P. G. Wodehouse
The manager was facetious—said he was "too thin for the theatre."
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