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“The Declaration of Independence has been adopted, wife,” said Mr. Dare, joyously.

And she laughed so joyously that he, too, could not help smiling.

He had come there so joyously, in such yearning, merely to receive a final dismissal.

Francesco read the message to Madonna's soldiers, and they received it joyously.

Joyously the words fell on the ears of either host, and they made a truce.

“My father has consented,” Chebron said joyously as he finished the letter.

I knew you would,” cried Katie, joyously, “and may I try it?

"Salve, O Benedicte," joyously cried the fiery-eyed veteran.

"Worse," said Zussmann joyously, with a flash of recollection.

"So you can be equitable,-Grounsell," cried the other, joyously.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Anglo-French joyous, Old French joios "happy, cheerful, merry, glad" (12c., Modern French joyeux), from joie (see joy). Related: Joyously; joyousness.

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