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jolly

3 verb
     
jolly3 British English

jolly somebody along

phrasal verb
to try to make someone do something faster by encouraging them:
He jollied people along and got useful information out of them.

jolly somebody into something

phrasal verb
to gently persuade someone to do something:
She jollied the children into going for a walk.

jolly something ↔ up

phrasal verb
to make an event or place more pleasant or exciting

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