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playful

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Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Lord Byron
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Adjective

playful (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
playful

Comparative
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  1. liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive.
    Actually, we are pretty playful in our romantic life.
  2. funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome.
    John is a playful fellow.
    A party hat is a playful conical hat people wear at parties.
  3. fun, recreational, not serious.
    A brainteaser is a playful puzzle posed as a test of intelligence.
  4. experimental.
    He was a rather playful artist.

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