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adjective Archaic.
  1. facetious.
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Origin of facete

First recorded in 1595–1605, facete is from the Latin word facētus clever, witty
Related formsfa·cete·ly, adverbfa·cete·ness, noun
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  • Inde nostri intolerabili siti et immiti volentes significare se torqueri, facete aiunt “Rolandi morte se perire.”

    Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama

    E. Cobham Brewer