Jocular and Risible


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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

Risible and jocular are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Risible" instead an adjective "Jocular".
Nearby Words: jocularity, jocularly
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Risible adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a risible comment that made the whole class laugh

Jocular and risible are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Jocular" instead an adjective "Risible".
Nearby Word: risibility
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