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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a joyous manner.

Usage examples (33)
  • The old man had greeted her gleefully
  • She caught herself using the word gleefully and felt ashamed.
  • So, for example, in the sentence “I am gleefully wacky,” gleefully is an adverb because it modifies an adjective (wacky).
  • "A fortnight, then," Gord called gleefully over his shoulder. for more
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