Definitions

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  • adv. In a gregarious manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a gregarious manner; in a herd, flock, or company.

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

  • adv. in a gregarious manner

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Examples

  • Mr. DeLay, the former owner of a pest-control business, gregariously slapped backs and greeted friends and family members in the courtroom.

    DeLay Corruption Trial Starts

  • During cocktails, Mr. Lapine was gregariously—and graciously—greeting all of his friends.

    Stage Director Takes a Bow

  • She recalled once singing in front of Brennan, and said, laughing gregariously, that she was sure the serious terrorism adviser was horrified.

    DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano winning over heavyweights with her persona

  • The gentler Lann-Ael by Lostmarch, which blends milk with cereals and apples, expresses its maternal instinct less gregariously.

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  • Fires are common, and Casuarina junghuhniana, a secondary forest species, occurs gregariously in burned areas.

    Eastern Java-Bali montane rain forests

  • In effect: Drew, of course, gregariously leading the festivities; Brendan Canning, who bounds about like a bass-playing Muppet; Andy “Apostle of Hustle” Whiteman; Amy “Stars in the house!”

    Bonnaroo 08: Sunday buffet with all you can eat Broken Social Scene | EW.com

  • Now, behind his desk he's signing documents in rapid succession, answering questions almost gregariously.

    And For His Next Act ...

  • The last time Sinarundinaria nitida [a bamboo native to China] flowered gregariously in Szechuan and died, there was heavy mortality among the pandas, which eat its shoots.

    Waiting for the Plague

  • Mr. Reinhard looked every bit the slick salesman, in black-tailored suit and colorless silver-and-black tie, smiling gregariously as he dodged nearly every question regarding the possibly negative impacts of living in an ad-saturated society.

    Maxed Out

  • My ultimate goal is to make people stop and think about where our “New World” is heading, instead of gregariously believing that “smart people” have and are continuously “figuring it out” for the rest of us.

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