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  • adv. In a grand manner.
  • adv. To the greatest extent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a grand manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a grand or lofty manner; greatly; splendidly; sublimely.

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

  • adv. in a grand manner


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  • Suleiman gestured grandly from the back of his little white stallion, pointing his crop at the crest.

    Sovereigns of the Sky

  • The scale, after all, is not gigantic; but the light and shadow come in grandly at certain hours, throwing one side of the defile into brilliant sunshine and the other into profoundest gloom, with an effect never to be obtained in either Pfeffers or Trient.

    Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys

  • She thanked him nicely, but rather 'grandly' -- not at all as if she was not accustomed to lots of servants and attention, which I was pleased at.

    My New Home

  • Secretly, we have been hoping for a magic potion, the silver bullet, or an ancient secret witches 'chant, which in today's world is the catchy new phrase grandly announced on a radio talk show or TV interview by some self-styled expert in healthcare and available in his or her latest book.

    Deane Waldman: Healthcare Needs a Good, Old Fashioned Country Doctor, Part II of II

  • I wrote a blogpost called grandly "Why People Are Conservative" once, where I mentioned this very point, Pogo.

    Why are libertarians so interested in philosophy?

  • It's a stupid, unnecessary error to be proven impotent by lying so boldly and being wrong so grandly, which is what we did with our misbegotten invasion of Iraq.


  • Gisella called grandly to Otik, sweeping out through the open door.


  • Max called grandly from the shadows and moved in the way, Tex beside him, covering the King and Peter Marlowe.

    King Rat

  • His features have Napoleon's magnificent regularity -- his expression recalls the grandly calm, immovable power of the Great Soldier's face.

    The Woman in White

  • How soon Jonson drifted into what we now call grandly "the theatrical profession" we do not know.

    Every Man in His Humor


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