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fa·ce·tious  audio  (f-sshs) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Playfully jocular; humorous: facetious remarks.

ETYMOLOGY:
French facétieux, from facétie, jest, from Latin factia, from factus, witty

OTHER FORMS:
fa·cetious·ly(Adverb), fa·cetious·ness(Noun)


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