Sentence Examples

  • He could jest, it was said, even in his last moments.
  • In jest, he stated that Jonathan was merely seeking the best fashion example he could find.
  • But before he had finished he felt that his jest was unacceptable and had not come off.
  • He tried several times to join in the conversation, but his remarks were tossed aside each time like a cork thrown out of the water, and he could not jest with them.
  • A few years later it began to be a standing jest that he was great in the sense that a pit is great: the more that is taken from it the greater it grows.

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