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Jive as a musical term refers specifically to a style with upbeat rhythm, not just any music. SlideThe radio station was renowned for playing classic jive tracks from the 1940s.
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'Jive' often evokes a retro atmosphere, linked to the time when swing and jazz were most popular. SlideHe loved dressing up in vintage clothes and dancing to old school jive.
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The word 'jive' conveys a sense of energy and liveliness, suitable for lively occasions. SlideAt the wedding, everyone got up to jive when the band played an up-tempo number.