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jollification

[jol-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌdʒɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
jolly merrymaking; jolly festivity.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; jolly + -fication
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  • At any rate, the company enjoyed it, and the occasion was one of much pleasure and jollification.
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jollification

/ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a merry festivity
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Word Origin and History for jollification
n.

"merrymaking," 1809, American English, from jolly + -fication. Shortened form jolly led to phrase get (one's) jollies "have fun" (1957).

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