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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a suggestive manner.

Usage examples (28)
  • racily vernacular language
  • Only Clive and Kenna talked racily, but in jerks, of cattle, fruit-blight, mules, and white ants.
  • Meanwhile, in his vividly and racily written Princi - ples of Psychology (1890) William James presented the findings of the “new psychology” — but not without critical...
  • The observations are throughout racily humorous, and those who have within a few years visited 'the Cradle of Art' cannot fail to recognize, as hit off with no sparing... for more
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