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 for facetious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Facetious \Fa*ce"tious\, a. [Cf. F. fac['e]tieux. See
     1. Given to wit and good humor; merry; sportive; jocular; as,
        a facetious companion.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Characterized by wit and pleasantry; exciting laughter;
        as, a facetious story or reply. -- Fa*ce"tious*ly, adv.
        -- Fa*ce"tious*ness, n.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: cleverly amusing in tone; "a bantering tone"; "facetious
             remarks"; "tongue-in-cheek advice" [syn: bantering,
             facetious, tongue-in-cheek]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "facetious":
     Attic, biting, blithe, brilliant, clever, comic, comical, droll,
     funny, humorous, humorsome, jesting, jocose, jocular, jocund,
     joking, joky, jolly, joshing, jovial, keen, keen-witted, laughable,
     ludicrous, merry, mordant, nimble-witted, pointed, pungent,
     quick-witted, rapier-like, salt, salty, scintillating, sharp,
     smart, sparkling, sprightly, whimsical, witty

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