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- adv. In a pleasant manner; so as to achieve a pleasant result.
- adv. Lightly
- adv. Ludicrously.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a pleasant manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a pleasant manner
- Merrily; cheerfully; happily.
- Jestingly; jocularly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a cheerful manner
- adv. in an enjoyable manner
One of the smaller plates from the set, a four-foot-long cutaway drawing in pleasantly soft sepia tones, hangs over my couch, and has followed me from Notre Dame to New York and finally to Milwaukee, a reminder that I must measure myself — success and failure alike — not against my peers, but against the great cathedral-builders of old, who had to think big as a matter of course.
Is John McCain pleasantly surprised that gasoline in America where someone need to remind him he is running for President is $4.00 plus a gallon.
I suppose it shouldn't be so astonishing given the broad theme that tends to unite anthology stories; nonetheless I remain pleasantly surprised.
Iâ€ ™ ve found it. â€ The Systems voice chimed pleasantly from the walls of the house.
So he nodded, and kept his expression pleasantly interested.
Miss Roper, with all her skill, could not extract a word pleasantly soft from him one a week.
Kolinahr seemed like overkill; yet Kirk kept his expression pleasantly neutral.
"We may praise God as much for small mercies," said Martin pleasantly, "as for great ones; and trees must not be blighted that were appointed to fruit."
'We may praise God as much for small mercies,' said Martin pleasantly, 'as for great ones; and trees must not be blighted that were appointed to fruit.'
"Hello," she called pleasantly; then proceeded to explain.