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It's not that; it's because I don't wish to be laughed at and jollied.
I have visited many of my former haunts, gone to the Embassy, seen many old friends, and feel quite jollied up.
POLLY THE PAGANISABEL ANDERSON
If he had seen that boat too soon, or been jollied or got too much excited or tired he might have gone nutty, for sure.
TOM SLADE ON THE RIVERPERCY K. FITZHUGH
They seldom jollied him as they did Pee-wee and they humored his prejudices and notions when those became known.
TOM SLADE ON THE RIVERPERCY K. FITZHUGH
Carmichael swore at me, bullied me, and jollied me, as his mood happened to be.
We have jollied things along pretty well, so far, but that isn't saying that I haven't known how hard it must have been for you.
STRANDED IN ARCADYFRANCIS LYNDE
All my fault anyway; ought never to have started in and jollied Maud along in the old days.
MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
He jollied them all from old Madam Van Dyke, who was seventy, to the smallest girl child on the boat.
THE CRICKETMARJORIE COOKE
The Samaritans came and stood around his Couch and jollied him and offered him everything except what he needed.
ADE'S FABLESGEORGE ADE
He jollied every customer, and set up the soda water recklessly.

WORD OF THE DAY

propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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