jollify

VERB
  1. celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!
    The members of the wedding party made merry all night
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How To Use jollify In A Sentence

  • Could they have seen our merry graduates, when the door was locked for the night, and the venerable wig was thrown aside, jollifying over their supper! could they have heard the peals of laughter caused by the unlooked-for success of the frolic, how would their cheeks have been covered with blushes! Holidays at the Grange or A Week's Delight Games and Stories for Parlor and Fireside
  • Tain't natchul fer folks not to git together an 'laugh an' be happy an 'fergit dere quarrels an' dere troubles an 'jollify deyselves. A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill
  • You must know that there is great odds in passengers; one set eating and jollifying, from the hour we sail till the hour we get in, while another takes the ocean as it might be sentimentally. Homeward Bound or, the Chase
  • Virginia Johnson/Random House Certain motifs like hearts and polka dots can jollify, but it's really quite personal. 10 Odd, Yet Essential, Elements of Style
  • To-night you may jollify; but after that you are under strict discipline, for a month at least. Mary Anerley
  • They'd use them to jollify a wall, or bridge, or subway train. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • Certain motifs like hearts and polka dots can jollify, but it's really quite personal, and could be something as simple as a favorite snapshot stuck into the edge of a mirror or a child's drawing framed and hung "seriously" among other pictures. 10 Odd, Yet Essential, Elements of Style
  • For here shall he find the good shelter of friends like-minded with himself, and of hospitable turn, having no cause to hurry any more than he has, all too wise to command their own ships; and here will they all jollify together while the sky holds a cloud or the locker a drop. Mary Anerley : a Yorkshire Tale
  • But they will also encounter jarring attempts to jollify the past - as, for example, when Murphy introduces the founder of the Dominican Order as "the man celebrated in the 1963 song Dominique by the Singing Nuns" . Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph
  • For here shall he find the good shelter of friends like-minded with himself, and of hospitable turn, having no cause to hurry any more than he has, all too wise to command their own ships; and here will they all jollify together while the sky holds a cloud or the locker Mary Anerley
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