Jocose and Jocular


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Jocose adjective – Indicative of or marked by high spirits or good humor.
Usage example: the comedian's jocose introductions kept the awards ceremony from becoming a stodgy affair

Jocular is a synonym for jocose in humorous topic. In some cases you can use "Jocular" instead an adjective "Jocose", when it comes to topics like cheerful, amusing, happy, sprightly. popular alternative
Nearby Words: jocosity, jocosely
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Jocular adjective – Given to or marked by mature intelligent humor.
Usage example: made the jocular observation that the best way to make a small fortune in the wine business is to start off with a large fortune

Jocose is a synonym for jocular in humorous topic. You can use "Jocose" instead an adjective "Jocular", if it concerns topics such as amusing, happy, sprightly, funny. rare substitute
Nearby Words: jocularity, jocularly
Synonyms for Jocular
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