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jollify

[jol-uh-fahy] /ˈdʒɒl əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), jollified, jollifying.
1.
to make or become jolly or merry.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; jolly + -fy
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British Dictionary definitions for jollify

jollify

/ˈdʒɒlɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to be or cause to be jolly
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Word Origin and History for jollify
v.

1824, back-formation from jollification. Related: Jollified; jollifying.

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