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Jovial: of Jupiter Cym. V. iv. 105 “Our star” ; Jove-like, majestic IV. ii. 311 “his face.” ∥ The meaning ‘merry, jolly’ ( Mac. III. ii. 28 “Be bright and jovial among your guests” ) is derived from this through the astrological use, Jupiter as a natal planet being regarded as the source of joy and happiness.
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