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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. With a rippling motion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a rippling manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an undulating manner; so as to ripple: as, the stream ran ripplingly.


rippling +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • Dynamic, well-executed, with a great seamless navigation system and ripplingly fast response.

    Lovers and Word Lovers

  • Lion Bar Ice Cream commissioned a survey into what sort of men women find attractive, presumably in the forlorn hope that “a man with his face in a Lion Bar Ice Cream” or “those hunks made ripplingly obese by an ice cream-only diet” would be among the responses.

    Flobby slobs FTW! | clusterflock

  • That's why Superman and Captain America are tall and ripplingly muscled, why Catwoman and Elektra are curvy and ripped, why all the heroes wear skintight outfits, and -- ideally -- part of why both men and women find them fun to look at.

    Douglas Wolk: Superhero Comics' Girl Trouble

  • It came to me that the light that illumined the tunnel was given out by tiny points deep within the stone, sprang from the points ripplingly and spread upon their polished faces.

    The Moon Pool

  • She ran on, ripplingly, but her escort at one side and Sarah Farraday at the other were maintaining, respectively, a sullen and an uncomfortable silence.

    Jane Journeys On

  • Thus her tongue, running ripplingly on, while her heart, suddenly released from its numb depression, wired her blithe reassurance.

    Jane Journeys On

  • Mademoiselle, after a moment's blank pause, laughed ripplingly.


  • Laughter, quick and gay, or low and ripplingly sweet, flowed through the old room.

    The Long Roll

  • "Yes, it's good -- it's damn good, Popp; you've hit the hair off ripplingly; but the pearls ain't big enough," he pronounced.

    The Custom of the Country

  • The organ went on, as though musically meditating to itself in minor cords, through which soft upper notes, like touches of light on a dark landscape, flickered ripplingly, -- one monk separated himself from the clustered group, and stepping slowly up to the altar, confronted the rest of his brethren.



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