- adv. In a bumpy manner.
- bumpy + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Despite the fact that the Episcopalians are bumpily journeying into a renewed future, some other Anglicans -- mostly in Africa -- are pretty mad that we've included our gay and lesbian friends and relatives in our churches.”
“During the traffic pileup, Bullet drove bumpily over the island that separated north and southbound traffic and maneuvered into northbound traffic and pushed the pedal to the floor.”
“How would you write the sentence- "I bumped along bumpily" without such lovely words?”
“Where would the world be without bumpily, answerably, and remedially?”
“The plane set down bumpily, taxied for a short time, and stopped in front of the main building.”
“He nodded and then shifted gears as we lurched bumpily down the road.”
“It's somehow an apt anticlimax in Mirren's bumpily brilliant career that she would be rejected for the part that brought her the greatest fame in America.”
“And if his plans become a logistical nightmare, they will remain as infrastructural decoration like half-buried, half-remembered trolley tracks of yesteryear, experienced bumpily by commuters daily.”
“We follow the development of someone who, believing that her fears represent her deepest truths, slowly and bumpily develops a greater degree of self-confidence — which may explain why her art becomes clearer and freer over time.”
“American stocks represented 66% of the world's market value in 1970 and have been declining bumpily since then, primarily as a result of the growth in emerging markets, according to Russell Investments, which uses Russell and Morgan Stanley Capital International, or MSCI, indexes in its analysis.”
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