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

  Japery \Jap"er*y\, n. [Cf. OF. japerie a yelping.]
     Jesting; buffoonery. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  japery
      n 1: acting like a clown or buffoon [syn: buffoonery,
           clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank]

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