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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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raillery

(noun) Light teasing repartee.

Synonyms: backchat, banter, give-and-take

Usage: Excitement instantly seized the whole party: a running fire of raillery and jests was proceeding when Sam returned.
KSPavan
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 12:32:00 AM

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raillery
Definition: (noun) Light teasing repartee.
Synonyms: backchat, banter, give-and-take
Usage: Excitement instantly seized the whole party: a running fire of raillery and jests was proceeding when Sam returned.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:53:40 AM

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raillery
- badinage, banter, light teasing, give-and-take
- The entire class was quiet under the shadows cast by Mr. Cat by his comments when suddenly the climate turned toward raillery because of John and his all-the-time-fun replies.
monamagda
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SooBin Kim
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 2:42:29 PM

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monamagda wrote:


I don't quite get this quote. Is it saying that satirical raillery is something good humor should defend against?
Joel Souza
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 6:31:23 PM

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raillery
Definition: (noun) Light teasing repartee.
Synonyms: backchat, banter, give-and-take
Usage: Excitement instantly seized the whole party: a running fire of raillery and jests was proceeding when Sam returned.
Irma Crespo
Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2018 4:25:29 PM

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raillery

Definition: (noun) Light teasing repartee.
Synonyms: backchat, banter, give-and-take
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