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Yet jollity and gloom are still at war in our censorious age.

Jollity and gloom were contending for an empire,” wrote Nathaniel Hawthorne in his story “The May-Pole of Merry Mount.

The man who wrote Glengarry Glen Ross actually and unironically references "the current economic jollity."

The two men got along with such incongruous jollity that they soon earned the nickname “the Chuckle Brothers.”

These practical jokes are all taken in good part and made to contribute to the jollity of the season.

I takes it reg'lar, and I can warrant it to drive away any illness as is caused by too much jollity.'

In the previous September Howard had reported her 'never so gallant many years, nor so set upon jollity.'

Cooney Brashear added to the jollity by suggesting that Alfred "give Sammy's mewel a dose the next time he kicks you."

They looked on at blows given and taken in good temper, hardship sharpening jollity.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jollity, such as: cheer, festivity, frolic, fun, gaiety, and glee.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.