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jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
chuckle - laugh quietly
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention