jocund : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth

  • When debate was recommenced by candlelight, jocund Members testified to the inconsequence of the proceedings by blowing out the candles as fast as they were lighted, until it .
  • The jocund vitality which lured Grischa to mad escape is no less vivid than his fatalistic reluctance to escape again.
  • The brow of Dean Inge, never very jocund at best, was painfully overcast.
News & Articles

  • Singer Javier Colon Hosting Hartford Spelling Bee
    Teams From Schools, Youth Groups, Businesses Compete Oct. 4 The event coming up in Hartford on Oct. 4 will require a lot of jocund alacrity. The participants must be imperturbable, not larmoyant, not be shillyshallyers, and try their best to be wunderkinds.        
    Sept. 23, 2013 - Hartford Courant

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