He looked for exotic foods to stimulate his jaded appetite.
yellowed; prejudiced; envious
She gazed at the painting with jaundiced eyes; she knew it was better than hers.
trip; short journey
He took a quick jaunt to Atlantic City.
lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree
In Singing in the Rain, Gene Kelly sang and danced his way throughtthe lighthearted title number in a properly jaunty style.
exposure to death or danger
Legally, one cannot be placed in double jeopardy.
In order to enable the ship to ride safely through the storm, the captain had to jettison much of his cargo.
extremely aggressive and militant patriotism
We must be careful to prevent a spirit of jingoism from spreading at this time.
given to joking
The salesman was so jocose that many of his customers suggested that he become a stand-up comic.
said or done in jest
Do not take my jocular remarks seriously.
Santa Claus is always vivacious and jocund.
The festive Christmas dinner was a merry one, and old and young alike joined in the general jollity.
In the subway he was jostled by the crowds.
good natured; merry
A frown seemed out of place on his invariably jovial face.
irresistible crushin force
Nothing could survive in the path of the juggernaut.
At this critical juncture, let us think carefully before determining the course we shall follow.
trip, especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense
Though she maintained she had gone abroad to collect firsthand data on the Common Market, the opposition claimed that her trip was merely a political junket.
group of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal
As soon as he learned of its existence, the dictator ordered the execution of all of the members of the junta.
science of law
He was more a student of jurisprudence than a practitioner of the law.
place side by side
Comparison will be easier if you juxtapose the two objects.