jocosely


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with humor

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The fact is," Richard proceeded, half thoughtfully and half jocosely, "it is not quite in my way.
he added jocosely, giving Winterbourne a thump on the knee.
asked the Alderman, jocosely, of the red- faced gentleman in the blue coat.
Are you quite sure," Francine inquired jocosely, "that you can answer for yourself, in that particular?
The world-sickness of the White Logic makes one grin jocosely into the face of the Noseless One and to sneer at all the phantasmagoria of living.
I think I shall cut him off with a shilling,' said the young nobleman, jocosely.
In some of his works, especially 'The Rambler,' where, it has been jocosely suggested, he was exercising the polysyllables that he wished to put into his 'Dictionary,' he does employ a stilted Latinized vocabulary and a stilted style, with too much use of abstract phrases for concrete ones, too many long sentences, much inverted order, and over-elaborate balance.
After lunch Levin was not in the same place in the string of mowers as before, but stood between the old man who had accosted him jocosely, and now invited him to be his neighbor, and a young peasant, who had only been married in the autumn, and who was mowing this summer for the first time.