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August 23- Raillery

raillery

\RAY-luh-ree\ , noun:
1. Good-humored banter or teasing.
 
2. An instance of good-humored teasing; a jest.

Example:
Her raillery and mockery are fun -- but ultimately rather tiring, and tiresome.
 
Origin:
Raillery is from French raillerie, from Old French railler, "to tease, to mock."

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