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intended to excite laughter or amusement

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characterized by jokes and good humor

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his friends, cultivated men, began sending him from various places numerous astute and witty maxims, and both serious and jocose deliberations, asking him to set them to music in the same manner he had the previous ones .
Both kinds of literature relied on the Horatian dictum of prodesse et delectare in their admixture of entertainment and instruction; although their endings clearly spelled out moral messages, the medieval exempla, folktales, and patranas also delighted readers with their jocose and often ribald plots, while the Italian novelle, especially Bandello's, frequently if at times surreptitiously censored unacceptable social behavior.
So whether we're pious or spiritual or agnostic or atheist, we possess the same faith-as-trust: an underlying confidence as an operating principle across the board, while allowing for morose and jocose caveats from Beckett.
Of the 230, 17 (7 per cent) were for women; moreover, two of these had the only informal or jocose titles of the 230.
Breviuscula, & Compendiuscula, Tellatio; / DE / Storia memorabili Fechtae mervelabilis / Quae fuit / Inter Muckreillios, & Horsbojos, atque Ladaeos, / Nebernam, / Placide & Jocose tractatur.
smiling continuously at some endless and jocose dream of that eternal slumber.
Throughout the book Alfie exercises his criticai judgment on often obscure material, showing strong familiarity with the commentary tradition and archival material and resourcefulness in tracking down the abstruse references and ambiguous turns of phrase that one finds in jocose and vituperative poetry.
The result of this intriguing double reading of classical myth is an extremely complex genre, which meditates on the cosmic convergence of the jocose and the serious--the insignificance or "comedy" of individual destiny in the greater scheme of things--even as genuinely tragic events may be represented on the stage.
There isn't much I miss about New Mexico (especially the near impossibility of drawing quality big-game-tags), but I do miss Alan's jocose wit and contagious fervor, making hunting wood and those hours in his sawdust-heaped shop.
But from the gentle to the jocose, to the positively different, and that's where the Oliver Brady extravaganza comes in.
THE TOPIC: "If you could make the public understand that my father was not a joyous, jocose gentleman walking about the world with a plum pudding and a bowl of punch," Charles Dickens's daughter wrote to playwright George Bernard Shaw after her father's death, "you would greatly oblige me.
Two tenders for the supply of equipment for the Health Club including (a) Sauna, jocose & other compressed steam equipment, also (b) construction of a fence.
Lies are generally divided into 1) malicious, 2) officious, and 3) jocose lies.
You were our best friend, made us feel so special, and we're so jocose (look it up).