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How to use facetiously in a sentence

My own half-facetious daydream is to put Walmart—which has 150 million people passing through its doors each week and operates more than 5,000 pharmacies, many in underserved areas—in charge of vaccine distribution.
ALBERTSONS CEO VIVEK SANKARAN SAYS HIS STORES CAN VACCINATE MORE AMERICANS. HE JUST NEEDS THE DOSESEBEN SHAPIROJANUARY 31, 2021TIME
The pair are of course being somewhat facetious in tracing the end of growth to a particular day.
CAPITALISM IS IN CRISIS. TO SAVE IT, WE NEED TO RETHINK ECONOMIC GROWTH.KATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I asked, facetiously, but I didn't feel in the least humorous.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
Our military cook would often facetiously refer to "platoon-firing in the starboard oven."
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The young engineer must pick his boss as our young men are facetiously advised to pick their parents.
OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGINEERINGCHARLES M. HORTON
The guard stopped, presented arms to this small, peremptory terrier, and inquired facetiously if he had a pass.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
Footnote 43: Flogging was facetiously termed "putting on a new shirt."
THE MILITARY JOURNALS OF TWO PRIVATE SOLDIERS, 1758-1775ABRAHAM TOMLINSON
If justice, facetiously so called, wanted another bout, he would "come up smiling."
FROM THE EASY CHAIR, SERIES 2GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
"It's quite a send-off for the Colonel," said Caldwell, who was wont at times to use the title facetiously.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
This Captain Rodgers, a gentlemanly man, facetiously termed his hornbreeze.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT

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