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Sunday, December 25, 2005

Definitions for jollification

  1. Merrymaking; festivity; revelry.

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Citations for jollification
Some inform; some prompt the conscience; some entertain, while having more than jollification in mind. Stuart Klawans, The Nation
In July, expect the usual impertinent jollifications in Key West: look-alike and Key-lime-pie-eating contests, arm-wrestling tournaments. David Gates, Newsweek
Origin of jollification
Jollification is from jolly (from Old French joli, jolif, "joyful, merry") + Latin -ficare, combining form of facere, "to make."