jovial


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characterized by joyful exuberance

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full of or showing high-spirited merriment

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This was the water-colour morning; and the teacher, a veteran of many exhibitions, of a venerable and jovial aspect, had turned up with his usual punctuality.
The Countess Lidia Ivanovna had, as a very young and sentimental girl, been married to a wealthy man of high rank, an extremely good-natured, jovial, and extremely dissipated rake.
Kit and his mother, laughing together in a pretty loud key, woke the baby, who, finding that there was something very jovial and agreeable in progress, was no sooner in its mother's arms than it began to kick and laugh, most vigorously.
Seventh-placed Jovial Monk Boro had a very poor season for a quality team featuring England internationals and experienced county players.
Hundreds of millions of lines of JOVIAL code are deployed in today's key military and aerospace systems, which were developed in the 1970s and 1980s.
Even the Portuguese waiter looked jovial, relaxed and in the swing -- now I know why.
Semantic Designs used its DMS Software Reengineering Toolkit and existing JOVIAL transformation capability to develop a fully automated, cost-effective JOVIAL2C migration tool for the OFP and other JOVIAL programs used by the B-2.
In their last matches, Saltersgill defeated Boro Jovial Monk 5-3 and whitewashed Longlands 8-0, while Monk 86 smashed Saltersgill C 7-1.
Carla and Rodolfo have been able to achieve national distribution for their company's einkorn products, which are marketed under the jovial trademark and include whole grain pasta, wheat berries, flour, and cookies.
Haven't those MPs or journalists got better things to report on, like the substance of Cameron's speech; just try and take the jovial side of some people's remarks rather than the literal meaning of a persons remarks and the world would be a far better place
The jovial paintings in Hirschfeld's Harlem are accompanied by commentaries and reminiscences by the likes of Lena Horne, Geoffrey Holder, Bobby Short and George C.
Farmer Tony Martin was said to be in jovial mood last night as he enjoyed his first days of freedom after more than three years in jail.
Gasthof 2002" presented an intuitive and discerning curriculum in which hospitality functioned as a scrupulous instrument for rethinking an array of thorny political, cultural, and ethical affairs--all in the Stadelschule's jovial atmosphere.
Elsewhere, Buccaneer A defeated Jovial Monk A 6-2, Longlands Nomads smashed the Junction 7-1, Longlands Warriors defeated Newcastle house 5-3 and Springfield drew 4-4 with Buccaneer B.
An email reached showbiz towers from a "Mr M" who told me: "I work in RTE and Ryan's dress sense is the subject of much heated debate and jovial comment.