merriment


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Synonyms for merriment

Synonyms for merriment

Synonyms for merriment

activities that are enjoyable or amusing

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In the midst of all his merriment, and admiration of his captain, Hugh was made sensible by these and other tokens, of the presence of an air of mystery, akin to that which had so much impressed him out of doors.
As, according to her own statement, this surgical operation was a matter of daily occurrence in the cabin, the declaration no whit abated the merriment, till every one had roared and tumbled and danced themselves down to a state of composure.
The drums appeared to be muffled, and the trumpets poured forth a wailing breath, which at once hushed the merriment of the auditors, filling all with wonder, and some with apprehension.
Stay, good friend," quoth he, between bursts of merriment, "thou art the slyest old fox that e'er I saw in all my life
Nay," quoth Robin, the tears of merriment wet on his cheeks, "on second thoughts I go no farther than here, for I have good friends hereabouts.
Alice felt disposed to laugh, though she succeeded in suppressing her merriment, ere she answered:
Here, it is true, were none of the appliances which popular merriment would so readily have found in the England of Elizabeth's time, or that of James -- no rude shows of a theatrical kind; no minstrel, with his harp and legendary ballad, nor gleeman with an ape dancing to his music; no juggler, with his tricks of mimic witchcraft; no Merry Andrew, to stir up the multitude with jests, perhaps a hundred years old, but still effective, by their appeals to the very broadest sources of mirthful sympathy.
From beneath their broad-brimmed hats of palm-leaf, gleamed eyes which, even in good-nature and merriment, had a kind of animal ferocity.
But now he spoke of it lightly, and laughed it off, and made himself so friendly that Friar Tuck was like to choke with merriment.
The yeomen roared with merriment, and as for the knight, he laughed till the tears came out of his blue eyes and rolled down his face.
During this ceremony the greatest merriment prevailed nearly every announcement on the part of the islanders being followed by a fresh sally of gaiety, which induced me to believe that some of them at least were innocently diverting the company at our expense, by bestowing upon themselves a string of absurd titles, of the humour of which we were of course entirely ignorant.
As soon as their merriment had somewhat subsided, Mehevi, motioning us to be attentive, dipped the forefinger of his right hand in the dish, and giving it a rapid and scientific twirl, drew it out coated smoothly with the preparation.
The Master of Merriment ant Mirth I heard the news today - NO JOY?
And in the midst of all merriment, let us pause and remember our countrymen who lost their lives fighting the integrity of our country,' Duterte said in a Christmas video message posted on the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Facebook page.
Okonkwo mounted the stage to give a speech in the course of the merriment and he ended up singing the praises of his beautiful wife, Uche, who was present at the party.
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