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jolly

jol·ly

jolly

 
pronunciation:
ja li
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: jollier, jolliest
definition: cheerful, full of fun, and merry.
He has a jolly smile.
synonyms:
cheerful, enthusiastic, jovial, merry
antonyms:
somber
similar words:
festive, gay
derivations: jollily (adv.), jolliness (n.)
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