JOLLY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of jolly
Definition:
v. be joyous, merry, and mirthful; excite mirth and gayety; keep amused or diverted
Example:
On these holidays, parents do their best to jolly kids up.
Sentence in Classic:
It was kind of lazy and jolly, laying off comfortable all day, smoking and fishing, and no books nor study.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
But he agreed that it would be extraordinarily jolly to go early every morning with Eliza to Covent Garden and buy flowers on the scene of their first meeting: a sentiment which earned him many kisses from his wife.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
Morris sat down beside me and looked as happy and jolly as he could, but I could see all the same that he was very nervous.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
He declared he would shoot me unless I gave him the ivory and then cleared out of the country, because he could do so, and had a fancy for it, and there was nothing on earth to prevent him killing whom he jolly well pleased.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Three mots on this bugle will, I am assured, bring round, at our need, a jolly band of yonder honest yeomen.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
For though we do have to work, we make fun of ourselves, and are a pretty jolly set, as Jo would say.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Too expensive and jolly, again thought I, pausing one moment to watch the broad glare in the street, and hear the sounds of the tinkling glasses within.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Harling, our nearest neighbour, kept an eye on me, and if my behaviour went beyond certain bounds I was not permitted to come into her yard or to play with her jolly children.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
War between England and France was talked of as near and certain, and the jolly sailors were having a carousal.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
He was a great fellow to jolly along a crowd, and would keep a meeting in an uproar; when once he got really waked up, the torrent of his eloquence could be compared with nothing save Niagara.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context