Jocose and Spirited


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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

Spirited and jocose are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Spirited" instead an adjective "Jocose".
Nearby Words: jocosity, jocosely
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Spirited adjective – Marked by a lively display of strong feeling.
Jocose and spirited are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Jocose" instead an adjective "Spirited".
Nearby Words: spirit, spiritual, spiritedly, spiriting
Synonyms for Spirited
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