jocosely


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jo·cose

 (jō-kōs′)
adj.
1. Given to joking; merry.
2. Characterized by joking; humorous.

[Latin iocōsus, from iocus, joke; see yek- in Indo-European roots.]

jo·cose′ly adv.
jo·cose′ness, jo·cos′i·ty (-kŏs′ĭ-tē) n.
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Adv.1.jocosely - with humor; "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly"
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jocosely

adv (dated)scherzhaft; (= as a joke) sayim Scherz
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Godfrey himself, when he was asked jocosely if the day had been fixed, smiled with the pleasant consciousness of a lover who could say "yes", if he liked.
After lunch Levin was not in the same place in the string of mowers as before, but stood between the old man who had accosted him jocosely, and now invited him to be his neighbor, and a young peasant, who had only been married in the autumn, and who was mowing this summer for the first time.
The wood-sawyer, who was a little man with a redundancy of gesture(he had once been a mender of roads), cast a glance at the prison, pointed at the prison, and putting his ten fingers before his face to represent bars, peeped through them jocosely.
The world-sickness of the White Logic makes one grin jocosely into the face of the Noseless One and to sneer at all the phantasmagoria of living.
One hand, between the pickets, seemed waving at her, and almost he seemed to wink at her jocosely, though she knew it to be the contortion of deadly pain.
I ain't got to understandin' this paintin' accident yet," said uncle Jerry jocosely, as he handed Rebecca the honey.
Are you quite sure," Francine inquired jocosely, "that you can answer for yourself, in that particular?