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  • adj. superlative form of blithe: most blithe.


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  • We know the blithest estimate of the annual bill was 0.5% of a £36bn budget before October's review – and that whatever else has been cut,according to the Falkland Islands Government, it hasn't been their defence.

    Ditch the Falklands

  • So saying, he led the way out through halls and trances that were weel kend to my gudesire, and into the auld oak parlour; and there was as much singing of profane sangs, and birling of red wine, and speaking blasphemy and sculduddry, as had ever been in Redgauntlet Castle when it was at the blithest.


  • Mounting to his attic, attended by Mrs Plornish as interpreter, he found Mr Baptist with no furniture but his bed on the ground, a table, and a chair, carving with the aid of a few simple tools, in the blithest way possible.

    Little Dorrit

  • Mrs Meagles, the blithest and busiest of mothers, went about singing and cheering everybody; but she, honest soul, had her flights into store rooms, where she would cry until her eyes were red, and would then come out, attributing that appearance to pickled onions and pepper, and singing clearer than ever.

    Little Dorrit

  • And when Gashford himself was far distant, and looked back for the last time, he was still walking to and fro, with the same measured tread; the most devoted and the blithest champion that ever maintained a post, and felt his heart lifted up with a brave sense of duty, and determination to defend it to the last.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • There is within us -- even in the blithest, most lighthearted among us -- a fundamental dis-ease.

    Huston Smith - Why Religion Matters (1)

  • No smart dinner in the country houses of the younger and gayer families within driving distance of the borough was complete without their lively presence; Mrs. Maumbry was the blithest of the whirling figures at the county ball; and when followed that inevitable incident of garrison-town life, an amateur dramatic entertainment, it was just the same.

    A Changed Man

  • And Scrooge said often afterwards, that of all the blithe sounds he had ever heard, those were the blithest in his ears.

    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Stave 5 The End Of It | Solar Flare: Science Fiction News

  • He therefore exerted himself, danced, sung, played at the various games of the day, and was the blithest of the company.


  • Of all the cheerful workers in that harvest, Rhun was the blithest.

    An Excellent Mystery


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