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Noun
Something done or said to amuse people
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“Quebec never made demands to the federal government in jest or with flippant jokes.”
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An act performed for amusement
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A person or thing that is the object of ridicule
“Having become the scoff and jest of the town, he quitted it with shame and disgrace.”
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The state of being jocose
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Senseless talk or writing
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A state of high-spirits
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A lack of seriousness, especially in the context of fun or entertainment
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An imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect
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Verb
Speak in a joking way
“I sipped my ale, and wondered what if anything the two men had spoken of while I jested with Hildfleda.”
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To tell a joke or talk in a playful manner
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“He enjoyed drinking and jesting with his cronies.”
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Behave in a comical or playful way
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To smile in a scornful or deprecating manner
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Make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice
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