jollify


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jollify

(ˈdʒɒlɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
to be or cause to be jolly

jol•li•fy

(ˈdʒɒl əˌfaɪ)

v.t., v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
to make or become jolly or merry.
[1815–25]
jol`li•fi•ca′tion, n.

jollify


Past participle: jollified
Gerund: jollifying

Imperative
jollify
jollify
Present
I jollify
you jollify
he/she/it jollifies
we jollify
you jollify
they jollify
Preterite
I jollified
you jollified
he/she/it jollified
we jollified
you jollified
they jollified
Present Continuous
I am jollifying
you are jollifying
he/she/it is jollifying
we are jollifying
you are jollifying
they are jollifying
Present Perfect
I have jollified
you have jollified
he/she/it has jollified
we have jollified
you have jollified
they have jollified
Past Continuous
I was jollifying
you were jollifying
he/she/it was jollifying
we were jollifying
you were jollifying
they were jollifying
Past Perfect
I had jollified
you had jollified
he/she/it had jollified
we had jollified
you had jollified
they had jollified
Future
I will jollify
you will jollify
he/she/it will jollify
we will jollify
you will jollify
they will jollify
Future Perfect
I will have jollified
you will have jollified
he/she/it will have jollified
we will have jollified
you will have jollified
they will have jollified
Future Continuous
I will be jollifying
you will be jollifying
he/she/it will be jollifying
we will be jollifying
you will be jollifying
they will be jollifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jollifying
you have been jollifying
he/she/it has been jollifying
we have been jollifying
you have been jollifying
they have been jollifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jollifying
you will have been jollifying
he/she/it will have been jollifying
we will have been jollifying
you will have been jollifying
they will have been jollifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jollifying
you had been jollifying
he/she/it had been jollifying
we had been jollifying
you had been jollifying
they had been jollifying
Conditional
I would jollify
you would jollify
he/she/it would jollify
we would jollify
you would jollify
they would jollify
Past Conditional
I would have jollified
you would have jollified
he/she/it would have jollified
we would have jollified
you would have jollified
they would have jollified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.jollify - celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinkingjollify - celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
fete, celebrate - have a celebration; "They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"
carouse, roister, riot - engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking; "They were out carousing last night"
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