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So astronomers only had a brief window of time to gather as much data as they could about the object before it went on its merry way.

We don’t want to wait months or years to find that merry band of outsiders who love the same odd little movie we do.

From Time

Early in the pandemic, a lot of people said things like, let’s just require the people who are the most vulnerable to stay at home, and the rest of us should be able to go about our merry way.

We may admire colorful light displays from the safety of our cars, or watch the Rat King leap across our television screens, but there is no shortage of opportunities to feel merry and bright.

After a while I saw that there was just a merry-go-round of abused women coming in and coming out, none of whom were healing.

From Ozy

Bohac said the bill does not require anyone to say “Merry Christmas” if they are not up for it.

Because we all grew up initially thinking it was “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen.”

But asked if he would say “Merry Christmas” to someone who he knew did not celebrate the holiday, he paused for several seconds.

Deck your halls instead with boughs of holly, shouting “Merry Christmas” (or “Happy Hanukkah”) well into the night.

In his last tweet, he wished his followers a “Merry Christmas.”

We were in the midst of it, and having a merry time, when the door suddenly opened and Liszt appeared.

There was a host of friends and acquaintances around the little home, making merry and admiring the baby.

The comical little pig and the merry monkey hid under the bush and ate acorns as they watched the circus procession go past.

The vintage hath mourned, the vine hath languished away, all the merry have sighed.

How gracefully she led off the merry dance whilst clogs were on her spirits, weighing upon every movement.


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On this page you'll find 132 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to merry, such as: amusing, cheerful, comical, enjoyable, fun-loving, and glad.

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