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Positive EmotionPlay
Use 'jolly' to express strong happiness, often in social situations or celebrations. SlideEveryone was jolly during the New Year's Eve celebration.
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Common CollocationsPlay
'Jolly' is often paired with 'good' to reinforce positivity, like complimenting someone or something. SlideThat was a jolly good show you put on!
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Not a SuperlativePlay
While 'jolly' means very happy, it's not used for the highest level of happiness, unlike 'ecstatic'. SlideShe felt jolly when she found her lost ring, but ecstatic when she won the lottery.