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/gʌfˈɔː/ (noun & verb)
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Verb: to laugh loudly, roar with laughter, laugh like a drain, be in stitches
Noun: loud laughter, hearty laugh, raucous laugh, chuckle, belly laugh
The other day at work, there was a fire drill, and while getting an extensive lecture about safety, I could not, for the life of me, stop laughing, and I let out loud guffaws. And it was embarrassing. Here’s the long and short of it: When the fire marshal started talking about elevator shafts and smoke penetration, I could barely contain my snickers. But it wasn’t funny. He was giving us tips to avoid tragedy, complete with anecdotes of real, tragic events. I used all my energy to breathe deeply and hide my guilty guffaws.
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