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  • adv. At leisure; in a leisurely way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. At leisure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a leisurable manner; at leisure; without haste.


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leisurable +‎ -ly


  • Across the upland above the cliff a ploughman drove leisurably forth and back, and always close behind his heels the earth was white with these birds inspecting the fresh-turned furrow.

    The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales

  • Foe had departed leisurably next morning, with his slight baggage.


  • From Lockyer Street Rosewarne walked to his hotel, ordered a beef-steak and a pint of champagne, and lunched leisurably.

    Shining Ferry

  • Gunner Oke at the breach, and advised him to exhibit a dose of black-currant wine before turning in (as a specific against a chill in the extremities), was proceeding leisurably to cut himself a quid of tobacco when he became aware of two workmen -- carpenters they appeared to be in the dim light -- approaching the entry.

    Merry-Garden and Other Stories

  • As he passed out leisurably, he took careless note of a party of three men seated a few paces to the right of the door around a rough wooden table.

    The Blue Pavilions

  • Down the middle, by the ends of the benches, ran a gangway, along which three overseers paced leisurably, each with a tall, flexible wand in his hand.

    The Blue Pavilions

  • "I have a bone to pick with you," said Mrs Bosenna, as she and Cai took their way leisurably across the field.

    Hocken and Hunken

  • Cai and 'Bias, wheeling about simultaneously, were aware of a small troop of horned cattle advancing towards them leisurably, breasting the golden rays on the stubble-field, and spreading as they advanced.

    Hocken and Hunken

  • I walked leisurably down the village street, then crossed the hedge and doubled back on the high moors.

    Wandering Heath

  • Corporal Sandercock seated himself leisurably on a hillock of thyme, began to knock out his pipe against the edge of his boot-sole, and suddenly exploded in laughter so violent that he was forced to hold his sides.

    Nicky-Nan, Reservist


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