Antonyms for jocular

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"Well, I guess that's about all Dav does," said Bagley, in a jocular manner.

From the tone of the speaker, the last words might be understood to be jocular.

But I could not find it in my heart to pursue this discussion in a jocular tone.

"I shall go to the wall," he said, with a sort of jocular desperation.

Their industry goes so far, that jocular reports of its excess are spread.

We were talking in the Gaelic, and he made a jocular remark there is no English for.

Baldwin was noisy and jocular; Brice silent and ill at ease.

However, the jocular leer had disappeared from the trader's red face.

He heightened his jocular air; his gallantry had an insolent ring.

A jocular reply to those who complain that this world is a "weary" one.

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