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Synonyms for jest

Synonyms for jest

an object of amusement or laughter

words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement

to make jokes; behave playfully

to make fun or make fun of

Synonyms for jest

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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, who proposed to lower the vanity tax to 10 percent, asked also in jest.
Pag nagpapapangit i-tax natin,' Recto also said in jest.
I'll plead guilty to serious physical injuries,' he said in jest, responding to a reporter's question at the Senate.
Aguirre said Carranza claimed to have made the comments in jest.
Please pursue, ang bilin ko lang don't get jailed because we will miss you,' Lacson said in jest.
This title was given to her in jest by Senator Panfilo 'Ping' Lacson before she interpellated him on the floor on the proposed Expanded Anti-Wiretapping Act.
Although she recognized that Lacson's remark was said in jest, De Lima said she felt that it was not a joke.
Don't be a fugitive like me, Senator Panfilo Lacson said in jest before Senator Leila de Lima left for the United States and Germany on Sunday.
The former Davao City mayor said that when he was a local official, he liked to say things in jest and then take it back.
I think papopormahin ko 'yung resource persons, kayo lang ang papatayan ko ng mic,' Senator Grace Poe said in jest on Monday during the hearing of the Senate committee on public information and mass media, which she chairs.
Duterte reiterated his earlier pronouncements that the country would not wage a war against China but made remarks in jest.
Baka lumipat na ako sa minority,' Senator Binay, who is part of the new majority bloc in the chamber, said in jest.
PRESIDENTIAL aspirant and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at the Roman Catholic Church and even cursed Pope Francis in jest.