Amusement and Jest


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Amusement noun – The act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public.
Jest and amusement are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Jest" instead a noun "Amusement".
Nearby Words: amusing, amuse, amused
Synonyms for Amusement


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Jest noun – An attitude or manner not to be taken seriously.
Amusement and jest are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Amusement" instead a noun "Jest".
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
Synonyms for Jest

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Both words in one sentence

  • Has Two Mommies Nevertheless, one of these characters may be referred to by the opposite gender parental term; sometimes in personal amusement, sometimes out of jest, sometimes to fit with the standard family unit.
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