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jovial

adjective uk   /ˈdʒəʊ.vi.əl/  us   /ˈdʒoʊ-/
(of a person) friendly and in a good mood, or (of a situation) enjoyable because of being friendly and pleasant: He seemed a very jovial guy. a jovial time/evening/chat
jovially
adverb uk   us   /-ə.li/
joviality
noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒəʊ.viˈæl.ə.ti/  us   /ˌdʒoʊ.viˈæl.ə.t̬i/
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