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  • adverb In a good-humored manner

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Examples

  • Some of the very peasants who had been most active in wrangling with him over the hay, some whom he had treated with contumely, and who had tried to cheat him, those very peasants had greeted him goodhumoredly, and evidently had not, were incapable of having any feeling of rancor against him, any regret, any recollection even of having tried to deceive him.

    Anna Karenina

  • "It's not worth all that attention," Benson said goodhumoredly.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • She was thinking the same heresy that moment, but all she did was to smile goodhumoredly and pull the boy to his feet.

    The New Land Stories of Jews Who Had a Part in the Making of Our Country

  • Heinrich touched by his love's tender heart, goodhumoredly determines to lay aside his mask, in order to stay at home with Bertha, when suddenly a bright idea strikes him.

    The Standard Operaglass Detailed Plots of One Hundred and Fifty-one Celebrated Operas

  • The crowd, quick to respond to every suggestion, laughed goodhumoredly at Tim's mocking description which was now standing his friend in good stead.

    The New Land Stories of Jews Who Had a Part in the Making of Our Country

  • SIR PEARCE [making the best of it, and turning goodhumoredly to him again].

    O'Flaherty V.C. : a recruiting pamphlet

  • ANDERSON (interrupting him goodhumoredly but authoritatively).

    The Devil's Disciple

  • When its members raced to him with the news that I had said they could not dance at the church's Christmas party, Captain Crowell laughed goodhumoredly and told them to dance as much as they pleased, cheerfully adding that he would get them out of any trouble they got into.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • But some of the men were goodhumoredly cordial, and several of them are among my friends to-day.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • Some of the very peasants who had been most active in wrangling with him over the hay, some whom he had treated with contumely, and who had tried to cheat him, those very peasants had greeted him goodhumoredly, and evidently had not, were incapable of having any feeling of rancor against him, any regret, any recollection even of having tried to deceive him.

    Anna Karenina

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