Jocose and Merry

Jocose

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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

Merry is a synonym for jocose in cheerful topic. In some cases you can use "Merry" instead an adjective "Jocose", when it comes to topics like sprightly, humorous.
Nearby Words: jocosity, jocosely
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Merry

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Merry adjective – Indicative of or marked by high spirits or good humor.
Usage example: the traditional depiction of Santa Claus as a rotund man with merry, twinkling blue eyes

Jocose is a synonym for merry in sprightly topic. You can use "Jocose" instead an adjective "Merry", if it concerns topics such as humorous.
Nearby Words: merriment, merrily, merrie, Merri
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