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Jolly

Adjective

Definition:

Happy and cheerful

Examples:

  1. He was a jolly man full of jokes

Synonyms:

  • Cheerful
  • Happy
  • Cheery
  • Good-humoured

Jolly

Verb

Definition:

Encourage (someone) in a friendly way

Examples:

  1. He jollied people along
  2. They were trying to jolly her out of her torpor

Synonyms:

  • Encourage
  • Urge
  • Coax
  • Cajole

Jolly

Adverb

Definition:

Very; extremely

Examples:

  1. He is jolly busy

Synonyms:

  • Very
  • Extremely
  • Exceedingly
  • Exceptionally

Jolly

Noun

Definition:

A party or celebration

Examples:

  1. These events were jollies
  2. Some regard it as a bit of a jolly

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