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Adjective
Happy and cheerful in mood or atmosphere
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“Some of the sailors have had a jolly time and some don't feel so jolly now as they did a short time ago.”
Adjective
Full of life, spirit, energy, or movement
“Didn't we have a jolly party the other evening? I'm going out to another party this evening, but I bet it won't be as jolly as ours!”
Adjective
Full of enthusiasm or eagerness
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“His short speech finished, Klubbe sat down, to loud and jolly applause from his fellow diners.”
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Pleasing to the mind or senses
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“Behind the pine trees, where we had established our kitchen, we had a jolly meal.”
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Marked by humor or something that motivates laughter
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Showing enthusiasm or displaying positive energy about something
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Adverb
To a great or extreme degree
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“That was a jolly old waste of time if I ever saw one.”
Verb
To encourage (someone) in a friendly way
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“The third character is Awly, the friend who tries to jolly Leo out of his lovesickness.”
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To tell a joke or talk in a playful manner
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“Physicists and Philosophers of the last Commissar period tried to jolly around the fatalistic trap of physical determinism, but there was no escape from it.”
Verb
To seek favor from by fawning, servile behavior
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Noun
A party or social event
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