Definitions

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  • adv. In a fluid manner.

Etymologies

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fluid +‎ -ly

Examples

  • It moves fluidly from a theatre balcony, though the side hallway, out to the lobby, through the audience, then up on stage — boggling the mind as to how many rehearsal hours Stewart Granger and José Mel Ferrer needed to execute it flawlessly.

    2008 August : Scrubbles.net

  • Ken Loach moves this film so fluidly from the first scene of boys at play to boys at war, that you are absolutely swept up into the same tide they find themselves in.

    Best of 2007, Part Two of Four ~ Film « 1979 Semi-Finalist…

  • - that adds a visceral and physical dimension to her anger as she recalls the fluidly played music and freely lived life she has lost.

    JSOnline.com

  • For some five hundred years, as the Roman Empire held sway, expansive networks of roads, bridges, and aqueducts fluidly connected Latin-speakers to one another.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Technology has, as never before, made it possible to belong to a community of speakers—or language “users”—that is at once widely dispersed and yet, as counterintuitive as it often seems, fluidly interconnected.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Then slips in a sentence “and we have to glass Iran”, very fluidly and serene.

    Think Progress » Chris Wallace Calls The Perpetually Wrong Bill Kristol An ‘Expert’ On Iraq

  • The code is laid out as though it was one big UML diagram, but as you zoom in you move fluidly into a code editor.

    2010 January | Serendipity

  • She says that in Europe, they've tried to impose regulationa and discipline, but that it's a "constant job" or watchdogging, because the financial institutions very fluidly change their game.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Her ability to move fluidly between abstract, hand-applied oil and layered, photo-based silk screenings causes one to optically weave in and out of the compositional picture planes she constructs, thus drawing one's attention to the shifting relationship between figure and ground.

    Quaytman Explores Terrain Between Text and Image in New SFMOMA Show

  • Or more specifically, without resorting to fanboy hyperbole-it was utterly seamless in how fluidly the the massive cast of characters came together so inevitably and page-turningly (that is one annoying adjective/adverb).

    Tor Blogging

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