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Noun
Light-hearted joking, teasing, or banter
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The state of being jocose
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Foolish or unacceptable behaviour
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An illicit or ridiculous activity or escapade
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Adjective
Characterized by mild, good-natured teasing
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Fond of or characterized by joking
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Treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for behave in a comical or playful way
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Present participle for to smile in a scornful or deprecating manner
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Present participle for make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice
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Present participle for to mimic humorously
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Present participle for to engage in an activity for enjoyment and recreation
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