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How to use jocularity in a sentence

This same frontier jocularity furnishes an explanation for the origin of several of the theories of the derivation of the name.
THE WORD HOOSIER; JOHN FINLEYJACOB PIATT DUNN
The dominant "note" sounded in Punch's pages is one of jocularity and good humour.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
Well, they never came back to tell, rejoined Jarrold, with grim jocularity.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
She could see, under his jocularity, his pride and pleasure in her (as he considered) audacity.
THE LOCUSTS' YEARSMARY HELEN FEE
Martin had assumed a marital jocularity on the subject of the Judge.
THE LOCUSTS' YEARSMARY HELEN FEE
Ramirez rose with an attempt at jocularity, and pocketed his gains.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
"You can't do him very much harm, you know," said the captain with affected jocularity.
THE THIRD DEGREECHARLES KLEIN AND ARTHUR HORNBLOW
His effort might have been a greater success if he had abstained from jocularity, which was not by any means his forte.
IN BRIEF AUTHORITYF. ANSTEY
In such a condition, misapprehensions were natural; jocularity might be mistaken for sarcasm, and caprice felt as insolence.
THE LIFE OF LORD BYRONJOHN GALT
Some of the groups are cheerful over their farewells, though the English note of deliberate jocularity is absent.
ALONENORMAN DOUGLAS
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WORDS RELATED TO JOCULARITY

  • aphorism
  • badinage
  • banter
  • bon mot
  • burlesque
  • drollery
  • facetiousness
  • fun
  • gag
  • jest
  • jocularity
  • joke
  • lark
  • levity
  • pleasantry
  • practical joke
  • prank
  • pun
  • quip
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • sally
  • satire
  • trick
  • whimsicality
  • wisecrack
  • wittiness
  • wordplay
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