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  • adv. In a delightful manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a delightful manner: in a manner to afford great pleasure; charmingly.
  • With delight; delightedly.

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

  • adv. in a delightful manner


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  • One finds the title delightfully apt, as we trace the lives of Chandni (Eesha Koppikar) and Prem (Sood) who fell in love during a singing competition.

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  • She was so very clear-eyed about the foibles of her peers and wrote about them in delightfully wry ways.

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  • In truth, he has written as easily about love as he has about tyranny, as nimbly about rabid dictators as about powerless artists; he has given us "Vargas Llosa light," in delightfully erotic (thinly veiled autobiographical) stories, and "Vargas Llosa dark," in elaborately researched and profoundly illuminating historical novels.

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  • But the Cenobites remain delightfully eerie (and sexy) creations, as does the "Lemarchand configuration."

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  • Matters as simple as ordering an ordinary comida corrida and paying for it and shopping at a tianguis are described in delightfully colorful detail.

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  • While she pursues information about the likely suspects, Isabel engages in delightfully thorny debates, with herself and others, about the possible outcomes of moral choices along the way.

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  • It’s a decade of Whatever, presented in delightfully random form — just the way it should be.

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  • The name is delightfully misleading: There are actually close to 300 fountains here.

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  • With its out-of-fashion tape-recording equipment, the House of Soul studio, as it's known, gives the Dap-Kings 'music a resonance that recalls the delightfully greasy soul tracks cut some four decades ago at Stax or Royal Recording in Memphis, Tenn., the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Sheffield, Ala., or Malaco's studio in Jackson, Miss.

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  • In a move that might be termed delightfully semi-transparent, the Northwest Florida Council on Aging has produced "Perfectly Aged," a 13-month calendar for 2006 featuring prominent Pensacola area personalities "over 60" in the altogether -- albeit with certain strategic body parts tastefully hidden from view.

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