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

  Comic \Com"ic\ (k[o^]m"[i^]k), a. [L. comicus pertaining to
     comedy, Gr. kwmiko`s: cf. F. comique. See Comedy.]
     1. Relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy.
        [1913 Webster]
              I can not for the stage a drama lay,
              Tragic or comic, but thou writ'st the play. --B.
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     2. Causing mirth; ludicrous. "Comic shows." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comic \Com"ic\, n.
     A comedian. [Obs.] --Steele.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a
             steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing
             fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise";
             "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny
             writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt
             so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom
             antics" [syn: amusing, comic, comical, funny,
             laughable, mirthful, risible]
      2: of or relating to or characteristic of comedy; "comic hero"
      n 1: a professional performer who tells jokes and performs
           comical acts [syn: comedian, comic]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  80 Moby Thesaurus words for "comic":
     amusing, animated cartoon, antic, banana, broad, burlesque,
     burlesquer, camp, campy, caricature, caricaturist, cartoon, clever,
     clown, comedian, comedienne, comic book, comic strip, comical,
     comics, cutup, droll, epigrammatist, facetious, fantastic, farcer,
     farceur, farceuse, farcical, farcist, funnies, funny, funnyman,
     gag writer, gagman, gagster, genteel comedian, grotesque,
     hilarious, hoke comic, humorist, humorous, ironist, jester, jocose,
     jocular, joker, jokesmith, jokester, lampooner, light,
     light comedian, low comedian, ludicrous, madcap, mirthful,
     mock-heroic, mocking, parodist, prankster, punner, punster,
     quipster, reparteeist, ridiculing, ridiculous, satirist, slapstick,
     slapstick comedian, stand-up comic, tragicomic, visible, wag,
     waggish, wagwit, wisecracker, wit, witling, witty, zany

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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