Antonyms for jokes

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But he has played so many of these jokes that they begin to lose their effect.

There are lots of jokes, but I am such a one for forgetting them.'

The Citizen Morot could not hear the jokes nor distinguish the cause of the groaning.

The jokes are in the vernacular, but in a vernacular as spoken in a certain social medium.

Beneath the surface of his jokes there is moral earnestness, there is ethical passion.

Is a celebrated humorist, seeing through all jokes but himself.

They laughed so at the jokes about her belly that the column itself vibrated.

The joke was wasted, as all jokes seemed to be upon Mr. Cobb.

"Looks as if facin' my jokes was no child's play, don't it," he observed.

I tried to joke him into better humor, but he did not respond to my jokes.