Pleasantry and Repartee


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Pleasantry noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: his after-dinner speeches usually include the sort of gentle pleasantry that raises a chuckle

Repartee and pleasantry are semantically related in nice remark topic. In some cases you can use "Repartee" instead a noun "Pleasantry".
Nearby Word: pleasant
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Repartee noun – Good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks.
Usage example: I wish we weren't many miles apart, as repartee is harder to do with text messaging

Pleasantry and repartee are semantically related in wit topic. You can use "Pleasantry" instead a noun "Repartee", if it concerns topics such as pleasant conversation.
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