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noun as in drollery


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"Sha'n't tell tales out of school," he replied, with another weak attempt at his old facetiousness.

The wretch laughed at her own facetiousness, and at once took steps to have some more "fun," as she called it.

But the genuine humourist sees something in that feature itself, as nature shaped it, to excite his facetiousness.

They certainly know how many make five; and their facetiousness in close proximity to a large British Column was beyond us.

You call a cigar a "convoluted weed," and so on, you know; that passes for facetiousness.

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On this page you'll find 279 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to facetiousness, such as: farce, fun, humor, satire, sitcom, and ball.

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