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

  Gayety \Gay"e*ty\, n.; pl. Gayeties. [Written also gaiety.]
     [F. gaiet['e]. See Gay, a.]
     1. The state of being gay; merriment; mirth; acts or
        entertainments prompted by, or inspiring, merry delight;
        -- used often in the plural; as, the gayeties of the
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Finery; show; as, the gayety of dress.
     Syn: Liveliness; mirth; animation; vivacity; glee;
          blithesomeness; sprightliness; jollity. See
          [1913 Webster]

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