jocose


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Related to jocose: tyrant, humorous, facetious
See: jocular
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He has great variety, also, of narrative forms: elaborate allegories; love stories of many kinds; romances, both religious and secular; tales of chivalrous exploit, like that related by the Knight; humorous extravaganzas; and jocose renderings of coarse popular material--something, at least, in virtually every medieval type.
Thomas Mugridge, on the other hand, considered it a laughable affair, and was continually bobbing his head out the galley door to make jocose remarks.
A modern newspaper columnist writing in Mencken's gleeful style, with its joyful savagery, its jocose sesquipedalianism, its sheer delight in the American language, would be met with astonished horror on the order of Henry James watching a Sam Kinison video or Robby Mook meeting a man who owns a pickup truck.
Abra as the drug-running, verse-juggling Hendrix shifts from brooding to jocose with ease, so much that he reminds you of some random neighborhood street rat.
In more detailed dictionaries it can be found clear definitions and examples on how to use words in the scope of their contexts of use (HUMBLE, 2006; BEJOINT, 1981) (7), find information on the register of the PUz (informal, jocose, vulgar), which offers more security for those who need to utilize popular expressions.
Ultimately, my analysis suggests that these works disclose a range of "off-label uses" that goes beyond the postmodern practices of contamination and jocose relativism.
They call on me, appeal to me to descend from church lofts to the streets, from sacred and serious songs to jocose home parties and feasts .
JOCOSE A Capable of being harnessed B An ignorant fellow C Humorous, facetious who am I?
Such procedure makes room for the imaginary projection he ends up incarnating and to which he devotes his textual performance, in order to provoke in the editor, Shrike, a jocose behavior, in face of the supposed divine intermediation, 'well-intentioned', of the journalist.
The jocose often takes a surprisingly satirical direction, as when the plays poke gentle fun at aspects of Mexico City life and even life within the convent.
his wife, in what was described as "a jocose way," the
A similarly conventionalized and relatively jocose response to the march of intellect dominates the most extended poem on the subject, W.