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  • adv. In a convivial manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a convivial manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a spirit of conviviality; in a convivial manner; festively: as, convivially inclined.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a convivial manner


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  • At the Stella D'Oro factory, folks from 22 different countries worked convivially alongside New York natives and gained a foothold in the American middle class, only to be kicked off the ladder when Brynwood Partners, a private equity fund, bought the company.

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  • English poet Philip Larkin, who was the Daily Telegraph's jazz critic in the 60s, loved jazz passionately from his teens in the mid-1930s to his death, entranced by the joyous and convivially swinging pre-1945 sounds that, as he put it, "once made life sweet".

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  • The press materials said, “During the course of the tour, the BSO musicians and their Russian counterparts intermixed convivially, sharing stories of separate nations and their mutual love of classical music.”

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  • We laughed, chatted convivially with those around us.

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  • At meetings with wealthy, titled dullards, when Adeline pressed him forward yet again and he was required to smile and perform convivially like a trained hound, he had nursed to himself the secret knowledge that he was also bringing to life the magical world of Elizas tales.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • While Steve is away, and in honor of the NAS Panel which is so convivially considering the question of the reconstruction of past climate, Dave Stockwell decided to do his own reconstruction using exactly the same methodology as the Hockey Team.

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  • Once when President Franklin Roosevelt dined on Oysters Rockefeller, the appetizer creation of Antoine's Restaurant in New Orleans and thought to be America's single greatest contribution to haute cuisine, New Orleans Mayor Robert Maestri leaned over, and in typical Ninth Ward New Orleans-ese convivially queried the President, "How ya like dem ersters?"

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  • Jannie stuck her tongue out convivially at her brother, and he gently hip-checked her in return.

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  • I'm sitting, somewhat amused at myself for creating an entry about such an event, not necessarily amused about a man dying, but about a life well lived that seems so convivially out of place on a Diaryland special.

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  • He was only joking, the perp explained convivially: "I only need a buck or two."

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