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(Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
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  1. (Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
  2. Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; "” used especially of language.
  3. The emotion of being happy; joy.
The state of being glad; joy.
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Great pleasure; joy:
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  1. Great pleasure; joy:
  2. (Old Poet.) The power of pleasing
  3. Something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment:
To take great pleasure or joy:
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  1. To take great pleasure or joy:
  2. To give great pleasure or joy:
  3. To please greatly:
Bright color or showiness, as of dress; finery.
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  1. Bright color or showiness, as of dress; finery.
  2. The state or quality of being gay; cheerfulness
  3. Merry or joyful activity; festivity:
The condition or feeling of being jubilant.
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  1. The condition or feeling of being jubilant.
  2. A happy celebration, as of victory
  3. A celebration or other expression of joy.
Great merriment.
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  1. Great merriment.
  2. The state or quality of being hilarious
The unusual intellectual or emotional pleasure or comfort derived from some specified thing
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  1. The unusual intellectual or emotional pleasure or comfort derived from some specified thing
  2. Something that is not essential but provides pleasure and comfort:
  3. The use and enjoyment of the best and most costly things that offer the most physical comfort and satisfaction
The transporting of a person from one place to another, especially to heaven, by supernatural means.
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  1. The transporting of a person from one place to another, especially to heaven, by supernatural means.
  2. The state of being carried away with joy, love, etc.; ecstasy
  3. An expression of ecstatic feeling:
An occasion for joy
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  1. An occasion for joy
  2. The action or feeling of one who rejoices
  3. An act of showing joy.
The state of being cheerful; joy.
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(Obs.) Something that amuses or entertains
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  1. (Obs.) Something that amuses or entertains
  2. A state of enjoyable exuberance
  3. High-spirited fun and enjoyment; hilarity.
(Music) A part song scored for three or more usually male and unaccompanied voices that was popular in the 1700s.
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  1. (Music) A part song scored for three or more usually male and unaccompanied voices that was popular in the 1700s.
  2. Lively joy; gaiety; merriment
The state of being gleeful or joyous.
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Joyfulness, gaiety, or merriment, esp. when characterized by laughter
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  1. Joyfulness, gaiety, or merriment, esp. when characterized by laughter
  2. The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter; merriment; jollity; gaiety.
  3. Gladness and merriment, especially when expressed by laughter.
The property of being mirthful.
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Boisterous merrymaking.
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  1. Boisterous merrymaking.
  2. Joyful merry-making.
  3. Reveling; noisy merrymaking; boisterous festivity
The characteristic of being hilarious; hilarity.
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The characteristic of being blithe.
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  1. The characteristic of being blithe.
A lively party or game
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  1. A lively party or game
  2. Playful behavior or merriment:
  3. In tort law: of an employee, that he or she, during business hours, deviated from the scope of employment to the extent that the employer will not be held responsible for harm resulting from the employee’s actions. The term typically refers to circumstances in which the employee pursued a personal interest during the hours of employment. In tort law: of an employee, that he or she, during business hours, deviated from the scope of employment to the extent that the employer will not be held responsible for harm resulting from the employee’s actions. The term typically refers to circumstances in which the employee pursued a personal interest during the hours of employment.
The quality of being playful.
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The characteristic of being hearty; fillingness; wholesomeness.
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  1. The characteristic of being hearty; fillingness; wholesomeness.
  2. A hearty quality or state
The quality of being genial
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US spelling of good humour.
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  1. US spelling of good humour.
  2. A cheerful, agreeable, pleasant mood
The property of being sprightly.
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Participation in festive activities.
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  1. Participation in festive activities.
  2. Fun; conviviality; festivity
  3. Joyful festivities, especially as a celebration
The state of being sportive
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Joking, humorous remarks or behaviour.
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  1. (Countable) Revelry or festivity; a merry or festive gathering.
  2. (Brit.) A jolly occasion; party
  3. Convivial merriment or celebration.
(Countable) A jocund remark; a witticism.
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  1. (Countable) A jocund remark; a witticism.
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being jocund.
(Archaic) The state or quality of being light; buoyancy.
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  1. (Archaic) The state or quality of being light; buoyancy.
  2. Lightness or gaiety of disposition, conduct, or speech; esp., improper or unbecoming gaiety or flippancy; lack of seriousness; frivolity
  3. Humor, merriment, or a lack of seriousness, especially when inappropriate:
The state of being joyful
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The state of being joyous
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A feeling of exultant joy or pride; high spirits
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  1. A feeling of exultant joy or pride; high spirits
The characteristic or quality of being frisky
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  1. The characteristic or quality of being frisky
Images or special effects created through animation.
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  1. Images or special effects created through animation.
  2. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
  3. The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity.
The quality of being lively; animation; energy.
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A good, cheerful mood.
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A ship or aircraft used to transport troops or military equipment.
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  1. A ship or aircraft used to transport troops or military equipment.
  2. A convict sentenced to transportation
  3. The act, process, or means of transporting; transportation; conveyance
The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
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  1. The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
  2. The quality or state of being vivacious
  3. Liveliness of spirit
The property of being sunny.
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  1. The property of being sunny.
(Countable) A jocose utterance.
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  1. (Countable) A jocose utterance.
  2. A jocose action or remark
  3. The quality or state of being jocose
The act or an instance of celebrating
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  1. The act or an instance of celebrating
  2. That which is done to celebrate
Great pleasure; joy:
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  1. Great pleasure; joy:
  2. (Old Poet.) The power of pleasing
  3. Something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment:
Something that eases or relieves; comfort; consolation; relief
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  1. Something that eases or relieves; comfort; consolation; relief
  2. A source of comfort or consolation.
  3. Comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or distress; consolation.
Valuable or precious possessions of any kind.
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  1. Valuable or precious possessions of any kind.
  2. One considered especially precious or valuable:
  3. Accumulated or stored wealth in the form of money, jewels, or other valuables:
One's wish, will, or choice
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  1. One's wish, will, or choice
  2. A source of enjoyment or delight:
  3. One's preference or wish:
A gratifying or being gratified
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  1. A gratifying or being gratified
  2. (Archaic) Reward or recompense for services or benefits
  3. Something that gratifies; cause for satisfaction
Help; assistance:
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  1. Help; assistance:
  2. A condition of well-being, contentment, and security:
  3. A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
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  1. The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
  2. Some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.
  3. Anything that gives happiness or prevents misfortune; special benefit or favor
Something, such as one's food or entertainment, that is paid for by someone else.
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  1. Something, such as one's food or entertainment, that is paid for by someone else.
  2. Someone's turn to treat
  3. A source of a special delight or pleasure:
The act of regaling.
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Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
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  1. Something that distracts the mind and relaxes or entertains.
  2. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
  3. A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
Fun; amusement:
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  1. Fun; amusement:
  2. Such activities considered as a group:
  3. Such an activity, esp. when competitive, requiring more or less vigorous bodily exertion and carried on, sometimes as a profession, according to some traditional form or set of rules, whether outdoors, as football, golf, etc., or indoors, as basketball, bowling, etc.
A refreshing or being refreshed
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  1. A refreshing or being refreshed
  2. Food or drink or both, esp. as a light meal
  3. Something that refreshes, as food, drink, or rest
Pleasure; gratification; joy
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  1. Pleasure; gratification; joy
  2. (Uncountable) The condition of enjoying anything.
  3. The possession, use, or benefit of something
Something delicious; a delicacy.
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  1. Something delicious; a delicacy.
  2. A choice food; delicacy
(Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
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  1. (Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
  2. Something indulged in:
  3. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
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Delight; enjoyment; entertainment
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  1. Delight; enjoyment; entertainment
  2. Delight.
  3. Enjoyment; pleasure.
Great pleasure; joy:
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  1. Great pleasure; joy:
  2. (Old Poet.) The power of pleasing
  3. Something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment:
(Countable) An activity that gives pleasure.
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  1. (Countable) An activity that gives pleasure.
  2. (Uncountable) The condition of enjoying anything.
  3. Pleasure; gratification; joy
A pleased feeling; enjoyment; delight; satisfaction
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  1. A pleased feeling; enjoyment; delight; satisfaction
  2. A source of enjoyment or delight:
  3. One's preference or wish:
Used as a title and form of address for a patriarch in the Armenian Church or a metropolitan in the Russian Orthodox Church:
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  1. Used as a title and form of address for a patriarch in the Armenian Church or a metropolitan in the Russian Orthodox Church:
  2. Any of the declarations of blessedness made by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount.
  3. Perfect blessedness or happiness
The state or condition of being blessed, holy.
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  1. The state or condition of being blessed, holy.
Extreme happiness; ecstasy.
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  1. Extreme happiness; ecstasy.
  2. Perfect happiness
  3. The ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy.
A jingle, rallying cry, etc. shouted in unison in rooting for a team
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  1. A jingle, rallying cry, etc. shouted in unison in rooting for a team
  2. Lightness of spirits or mood; gaiety or joy:
  3. Gaiety; gladness; joy
The state of being cheerful; joy.
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Anything producing happiness; good fortune
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  1. Anything producing happiness; good fortune
  2. A quality or knack of appropriate and pleasing expression in writing, speaking, painting, etc.
  3. Happiness; bliss
The state of being glad; joy.
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(Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
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  1. (Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
  2. Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; "” used especially of language.
  3. The emotion of being happy; joy.
The state of being joyful
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To take great pleasure or joy:
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  1. To take great pleasure or joy:
  2. To please greatly:
  3. To give great pleasure or joy:
To rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory
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  1. To rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory
  2. (Obs.) To leap up; leap with joy
  3. (Obsolete) To leap upward, especially for joy.
To take pleasure; delight:
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  1. To take pleasure; delight:
  2. To give pleasure to, now specif., sexually
  3. To give pleasure or enjoyment to; gratify:
To feel joyful about (something):
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  1. To feel joyful about (something):
  2. To feel joyful; be delighted:
  3. To be glad, happy, or delighted; be full of joy
To be or become cheerful; feel encouraged
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  1. To be or become cheerful; feel encouraged
  2. To fill with joy, good spirits, and hope; gladden; comfort
  3. To make happier or more cheerful:
To cast a spell over, as by magic; bewitch
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  1. To cast a spell over, as by magic; bewitch
  2. To charm greatly; delight
  3. To attract and delight; entrance.
To make glad
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  1. To make glad
  2. To cause (something) to become more glad.
  3. To make glad:
To please or satisfy:
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  1. To please or satisfy:
  2. To give pleasure or satisfaction
  3. To give in to (a desire); indulge:
To give great joy, delight or pleasure to
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  1. To give great joy, delight or pleasure to
  2. To fill with joy; delight.
To give satisfaction or pleasure; be agreeable:
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  1. To give satisfaction or pleasure; be agreeable:
  2. An expression of annoyance or impatience.
  3. To have the will or desire; wish:
To give pleasure to, now specif., sexually
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  1. To give pleasure to, now specif., sexually
  2. To go in search of pleasure or enjoyment.
  3. To give pleasure or enjoyment to; gratify:
To excite the surface nerves of, as by touching or stroking lightly with the finger, a feather, etc., in a way that causes involuntary twitching, a pleasant tingling, laughter, etc.
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  1. To excite the surface nerves of, as by touching or stroking lightly with the finger, a feather, etc., in a way that causes involuntary twitching, a pleasant tingling, laughter, etc.
  2. To fill with mirth or pleasure; delight.
  3. To please, gratify, delight, etc.
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