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synonyms for jocosely

  • amusingly
  • jokingly
  • absurdly
  • facetiously
  • ironically
  • jovially
  • ludicrously
  • merrily
  • mirthfully
  • playfully
  • ridiculously
  • satirically
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How to use jocosely in a sentence

Hence the name of aunt, by which I continued to call Theresa, and which my friends sometimes jocosely repeated.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Out of court Mr. Hallett, it is said, jocosely offers to bet ten dollars that he "will get Mr. Parker indicted."
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
She, at first, took what I said jocosely; and in her frolicsome humor, did and said things which made me die of love.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Nick accepted jocosely the attitude of suspense, but there was even more of it in his heart than in his face.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
"I fancy I can tell an east wind when I feel it," said Mr. Skratdj, jocosely, to the company.
THE PEACE EGG AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA EWING
He had said something to himself jocosely about lovers' perjuries, the remembrance of which was now very bitter to him.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
"You must not overwork at your editorial desk, my boy," he called jocosely from the distant threshold.
PAUL AND THE PRINTING PRESSSARA WARE BASSETT
Upon which a noble lord jocosely remarked: "In plain Scotch, you mean, Mr. Clerk."
SCOTCH WIT AND HUMORW. H. (WALTER HENRY) HOWE
"We haven't either of us thought so well of it as to try it, Jackson," said the painter, jocosely.
THE LANDLORD AT LION'S HEAD, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Jocosely, for years afterward, Kate Fox was called the cipher in the house of Mr. Townsend.
THE MISSING LINK IN MODERN SPIRITUALISMA. LEAH UNDERHILL
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WORDS RELATED TO JOCOSELY

  • absurdly
  • amusingly
  • facetiously
  • ironically
  • jocosely
  • jokingly
  • jovially
  • ludicrously
  • merrily
  • mirthfully
  • playfully
  • ridiculously
  • satirically
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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