Difficult words starting with J

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  1. juggernaut
    a massive inexorable force
  2. jest
    activity characterized by good humor
  3. jocular
    characterized by jokes and good humor
  4. juridical
    of or relating to the law or jurisprudence
  5. juncture
    the shape or manner in which things come together
  6. jeer
    laugh at with contempt and derision
  7. jetsam
    part of a ship's cargo thrown overboard to lighten the load
  8. jettison
    throw away, of something encumbering
  9. jaded
  10. jargon
    technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject
  11. jaunty
    having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
  12. jeer
    laugh at with contempt and derision
  13. jumble
    assemble without order or sense
  14. jostle
    make one's way by pushing or shoving
  15. jingoist
    an extreme bellicose nationalist
  16. jabber
    talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
  17. jibe
    shift from one side of the ship to the other
  18. jaundiced
    showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste
  19. jurisprudence
    the branch of philosophy concerned with the law
  20. jaunt
    a journey taken for pleasure
  21. juxtapose
    place side by side
  22. jug
    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  23. jocund
    full of or showing high-spirited merriment
  24. junket
    dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
  25. jocose
    characterized by jokes and good humor
  26. jubilation
    a feeling of extreme joy
  27. junta
    a group of officers who rule a country after seizing power

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