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facetious

General Crossword Questions for “facetious”

  • Flippant
  • Disagreeing about one point, tongue in cheek

Encyclopedia

  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Facetious) Humour or humor (see spelling differences) is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. — “Humour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Facetious Folly Feat (2006) Facetious Folly Feat is the second full length by Shook Ones, released on October 30, 2006, by Revelation Records. The tracks "So Grown Up" and "Slaughter of the Insole" originally appeared on the Slaughter of the Insole 7" and were re-recorded for this album. — “Facetious Folly Feat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • He is universally recognized for his resistence to growing older and desire to protect Since the book's 1951 publication, Holden has become an icon for teenage rebellion and. — “Holden Caulfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • To say the truth, these soporific parts are so many scenes of serious artfully interwoven, in order to contrast and set off the rest; and this is the true meaning of a late facetious writer, who told the public that whenever he was dull they might be assured there was a design in it. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • He was a facetious scoundrel, entertaining for these stupid Occidentals a feeling of great scorn natural in a native from the central provinces. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • With a facetious smile on his face, he was telling the ladies about last Wednesday's meeting of the Imperial Council, at which Sergey Kuzmich Vyazmitinov, the new military governor general of Petersburg, had received and read the then famous rescript of the Emperor Alexander from the army to Sergey Kuzmich, in which the Emperor said that he was receiving from all sides declarations of the people's loyalty, that the declaration from Petersburg gave him particular pleasure, and that he was proud to be at the head of such a nation and would endeavor to be worthy of it. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • We might have treated this subject in the genteel, or in the romantic, or in the facetious manner. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • A chance meeting, a service rendered, a happy phrase, a knack of facetious mimicry, and a man's career might be made in a trice. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • "Yah!" cried Wemmick, suddenly hitting out at the turnkey in a facetious way, "you're dumb as one of your own keys when you have to do with my principal, you know you are. Let us out, you old fox, or I'll get him to bring an action against you for false imprisonment." — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens

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