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noun as in drollery

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The point of the waggery being, of course, that Jews are people—a mighty multitude, if you will.

Yet a moment's consideration convinced me, that his behaviour either proceeded from waggery or mistake.

His self-esteem was hurt at the child not relishing his waggery.

Manytongues had a good deal of frontier waggery about him, and, by this time he began to comprehend how the land lay.

His turn for waggery was sometimes vented upon grave and serious men.

The waggery on the part of Avila was the more wicked, because the victim had translated his Commentaries into Latin for him.


On this page you'll find 563 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to waggery, such as: buffoonery, facetiousness, foolishness, jest, pleasantry, and raillery.

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