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mer·ri·ment

merriment

 
 
pronunciation:
me ri mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: lighthearted and happy enjoyment, especially in the company of others; gaiety; mirth.
Playing charades brought merriment to what had been a dull party.
antonyms:
dejection, solemnity
similar words:
frolic, fun, glee, merrymaking, mirth
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