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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With a change of facial expression involving a brightening of the eyes and an upward curving of the corners of the mouth with no sound

Usage examples (39)
  • The girl reminded her smilingly of their childhood spent together
  • He took the coin smilingly, and went away, but he did not return.
  • She recalled smilingly a night when she had arrived at Madame Garain's at half-past eight.
  • "And I repeat," smilingly, "I've heard of him a great deal already." for more
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