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Spell check of jest

Correct spelling: jest

Synonyms:
jape, dido, escapade, pleasantry, muzzle, sport, kid, innuendo, wordplay, humor, playfulness, banter, game, boffola, gibe, sneer, wisecrack, shavie, gag, laughingstock, facetiousness, target, razz, jocundity, roast, quip, mimic, josh, respect, yuk, derision, one-liner, pun, make fun of, prank, sally, jocularity, punch line, taunt, deprecate, tell, play, rib, boff, humiliate, rag, mockery, knavery, waggery, pull someone's leg, antic, deride, mock, fun, funny, mark, joke, ha-ha, raillery, witticism, giggle, scoff, burlesque, frolic, trick, drollery, laugh, denigrate, crack a joke, roguery, jeer, yak, shine, jocosity, ride, wheeze, waggishness, caper, monkeyshine, practical joke, put-on, laughter, insult, capriccio, wit, nifty, ridicule, caricature.

Antonyms:
gravity, sobriety, seriousness, soberness, favorite, darling, pet, solemnity, earnest, stupidity, stolidity, dulness, earnestness.

Examples of usage:

1) That's what you're doing now, and sometime you'll be able to carry it, and still laugh now and again, when it's right to laugh- and even jest, on occasion. - "The Eye of Dread", Payne Erskine.

2) He says that his own grief has made him feel kindly towards others; and that he is like a blind man, who though needing a hand to lead him, can still jest with his friends, take children on his knee and play with them, and dream of the sky he can no longer see: " His inner day can never die, His night of loss is always there." - "A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'", Alfred Gatty.

3) We might jest as well start in the way we're likely to keep it up, and you won't feel so much like a stranger. - "Lonesome Land", B. M. Bower.

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