Pleasantry and Waggery

Pleasantry

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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

Waggery and pleasantry are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Waggery" instead a noun "Pleasantry".
Nearby Word: pleasant
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Waggery

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Waggery noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: Will Rogers' homespun waggeries struck a chord with audiences during the Great Depression

Pleasantry and waggery are semantically related. You can use "Pleasantry" instead a noun "Waggery".
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