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The essayist finds humor, absurdity and delight in life’s experiences.

They’re stories that wrap you in charm and good humor, and a sense of the resilience that undergirds Winspear’s tale.

No one has ever accused the marathon gods of not having a sense of humor.

He and his wife — Hillary, also a music teacher — have always embraced the humor of their name.

She has a great sense of humor and makes an excellent Korean tofu rice bowl.

“Go on then,” she said, as if humoring a grating younger sibling.

We had but one idea, and that was to get away, though we could not forbear humoring our curiosity by peeping out upon the village.

"I have heard very strange stories about the man" said Alice very solemnly, as if humoring the ignorant old woman's apprehensions.

Yet he was tactful with the beasts, and given to humoring their moods as far as convenient without ever letting them guess it.

She'd sweat and stumble after a few minutes run, no amount of dieting, humoring or whipping affected her.

He wanted sore to sit up again, but while I made show of humoring him, and getting ready, he dropped off.


On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to humoring, such as: flexible, soft, accommodating, amenable, benign, and biddable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.