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    Sukhomvit is offline Junior Member
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    broad bold insinuating

    In Out of Africa by I. Dinensen, I came across this sentence:

    "It was a joyful time when Ingrid came to stay with me, for she had all the broad bold insinuating jovialityof an old Swedish peasant woman, and in her weather-beaten face, the strong white teeth of a laughing Valkyrie."

    I do not understand the underlined words. Please anyone help me. Many thanks in advance.

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    : broad bold insinuating joviality

    She tended to be pleasant to the point of being jovial.

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