Definitions

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  • adv. In a magnificent manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a Magnificent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a magnificent manner; with magnificence; splendidly; brilliantly; gorgeously.

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

  • adv. in an impressively beautiful manner
  • adv. extremely well

Etymologies

magnificent +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In his dreams, his mind melts with the blackness of space and his body fuels the light reactions that dance magnificently from the Gate.

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  • Thanks to this ancient custom, the two French communes raise the finest onions in the department, this vegetable never failing, as carrots are apt to do in that locality: on the contrary, the onions are well-grown, finely rounded, and in short, magnificently "turned."

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 33, December, 1873

  • In the story of Cupid and Psyche, he is described as a magnificently handsome young man.

    Cupid

  • He uses abstract terms magnificently, but almost always with a reference to concrete realities, not as the names of separate entities.

    Milton

  • He deploys diaries, journals and dispatches magnificently, from the Greek soldier bereft at having to leave his beloved grey horse during the bitter winter of 1941 to the grumbling professor in Dresden the great Viktor Klemperer and riveting reports by Grossman himself.

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  • "Sophocles has been described as magnificently cute, with his father's lips," the newspaper reports.

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  • To her claims that the war is going "magnificently," Reilly gave his famous "Oh, pa leeez!" look and said "Our FOX correspondents in Baghdad are afraid to leave their hotel."

    May 2004

  • C … Obergruppenführer Heydrich, I mean, not Obergruppenführer Kaltenbrunner whom I know well, we’re from the same province and he’s the one who had me enter the SS and he still remembers — no, the Chief played the violin magnificently.

    Furies

  • This is the very strongest support for the assertion: Frank Chenoweth and Tappingham Marsh agreed, with tears of enthusiasm, that "magnificently" was the only word.

    The Two Vanrevels

  • Happily he was proved wrong: Weisz, said Spencer, rose to the challenge "magnificently".

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