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  • adv. In a bubbling manner; full of cheerfulness and energy.


bubbling +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • The sea was as a crucible of molten gold, that bubblingly leaps with light and heat, writes Herman Melville in Moby-Dick, or The Whale 1851.

    Weatherwatch: The weather in Moby-Dick

  • Bobo sighed bubblingly and rubbed his head against Joe-Jim's thigh.

    Destiny Narrowly Avoided

  • The effect is that the pie is bubblingly moist and delicious, but the pastry never gets overly wet.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • The frenzies of the chase had by this time worked them bubblingly up, like old wine worked anew.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • The sea was as a crucible of molten gold, that bubblingly leaps with light and heat.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • When the crowd began bubblingly to move toward the door, Milt prepared to move -- and bubble -- with them.

    Free Air

  • Once Nelly landed beside him and bubblingly insisted on his coming out and trying to learn to dance.

    Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

  • Her teeth were small and white; they reminded Blake of rice, while she repeated the "New York," bubblingly, as though she were a child with a newly learned word.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • (Even so little did Steering understand that a boy like Piney would necessarily have to tell a woman like Miss Madeira about all that he knew; tell it exuberantly, bubblingly, without ever being quite conscious that he was telling anything.)

    Sally of Missouri

  • Casey bragged bubblingly, running his words together as if they were being poured in muddy liquid from his mouth.

    The Trail of the White Mule


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