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

  Jocund \Joc"und\, [L. jocundus, jucundus, orig., helpful, fr.
     juvare to help. See Aid.]
     Merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive.
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           Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day
           Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops. --Shak.
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           Rural sports and jocund strains.         --Prior.
     -- Joc"und*ly, adv. -- Joc"und*ness, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jocund \Joc"und\, adv.
     Merrily; cheerfully. --Gray.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jocund
      adj 1: full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts
             were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in
             such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at
             the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old
             gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry
             laughter"; "a mirthful laugh" [syn: gay, jocund,
             jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful]

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