Jolly and Josh


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Jolly verb – To make jokes.
Usage example: spent their nights around the campfire good-naturedly jollying and telling scary stories

Josh is a synonym for jolly. In some cases you can use "Josh" instead a verb "Jolly".
Nearby Word: jollying
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Josh verb – To make fun of in a good-natured way.
Usage example: don't get all hot and bothered! I'm just joshing you

Jolly is a synonym for josh. You can use "Jolly" instead a verb "Josh".
Nearby Word: joshing
Synonyms for Josh
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