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Adj.1.humourous - full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
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As I lounged upon the green bank, I lazily watched these parodies of humanity as they were tossed hither and thither with humourous indignity by the breeze, remarking to myself on the quaint shamelessness with which we thus expose to the public view garments which at other times we are at such bashful pains to conceal.
His partner, in a violent letter, sent to his bank, had taunted him with hiding his whereabouts: and Strickland, in a cynical and humourous reply, had told his partner exactly where to find him.
The young gentleman did not stop to bestow any other mark of recognition upon Oliver than a humourous grin; but, turning away, beckoned the visitors to follow him down a flight of stairs.
I smiled at the notion; it seemed to me at the time to be humourous; and I made my preparations with the most studious care.
Could I have preserved the picturesque force of his style, and the humourous colouring which nature taught him how to throw over his descriptions, the result, I honestly believe, would have been something new in literature.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): On International Friendship Day, the police in Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh have come up with humourous posts to drive the point of road safety across.
This is courtesy of an easy, humourous evening in the 3rd International Africa Laugh Festival.
KHDA went their usual humourous tweet route on Sunday morning with a Game of Thrones reference and a rhyme.
The accents are occasionally slippy, sure, and given the setting, there's a few 'look, over there' moments, but The Lady Vanishes is a riveting, humourous slice of theatre.
The pair kept the crowd amused by performing a couple of humourous duets as well as recitals and playing the ukelele.
Sarfraz Shahid said that he has highlighted in a humourous way the issues faced by the Pakistani society in its journey of turning into a global village.
The drama assumed iconic significance as it, by virtue of humourous and meaningful situations, exposed hypocrisies and double standards that existed in society.