Sentence Examples


  • If you pressed him for an opinion he took refuge in raillery, and threw out some paradox with which it was not easy to cope.
  • Various repressive remedies were proposed, but Shaftesbury maintained that fanaticism was best encountered by "raillery" and "good-humour."
  • 1 "He is too much given to horse-play in his raillery, and comes to battle like a dictator from the plough.
 
 

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