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  • adv. In a satisfactory manner, in a manner adequate to requirements.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a satisfactory manner; so as to give satisfaction.

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

  • adv. in a satisfactory manner


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satisfactory +‎ -ly


  • Senators and Representatives, mainly on the right, but some also on the left, that benefit HUGELY, every year, and apparently quite satisfactorily from a "government run health program" ... which ALL Congressmen enjoy for FREE, should be the very FIRST to decry a similar program for the American citizens who are the very people that PAY for that perk?

    House GOP outlines health care bill

  • It does not explain satisfactorily, at least to me, why a game - a medium primarily used as, and indeed defined as, a form of entertainment and amusement - must be played, putting the player in the position, and mindset, of two psychotic murderers.

    A post for Xenia: Simulation and an apologetic explanation of Super Columbine Massacre RPG

  • But I suspect that he completed the entire term satisfactorily, or else I would know that there ` d been a breach.

    CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2009

  • The only thing I am not sure of having assimilated satisfactorily is something that the hardship of those experiences turned into virtues in those women and men: a naturally austere attitude towards life.

    José Saramago - Nobel Lecture

  • Professor Lorentz, with the aid of his electron theory, able to explain satisfactorily the phenomena discovered by Professor

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1902 - Presentation Speech

  • One thing that makes the Magnificent Octopus so difficult to work out satisfactorily is that there are two main strands to the plot, which seem to me to be inextricably entwined and necessary to one another: like the two themes in the second movement of Beethoven’s Seventh, which are so finely balanced that I never can make up my mind which one to hum.

    superversive: Octopoid note

  • Unless we strike "marriage" from the books, and choose to call all couples civil unions, or domestic partnerships, or whatever term satisfactorily removes the sanctity and spirituality from it, they will be, as they are now, separate.

    Kevin Armento: Why There Is No Middle Ground on the Marriage Issue

  • She told me she had already handled my call satisfactorily, and hung up.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The story, although somewhat holey in places, still got where it needed to go and wrapped up satisfactorily, which is more than I can say for the bulk of what's coming out these days.


  • To answer these questions plausibly, to answer them as under cross-examination in the witness-box by counsel for the prosecution, in other words satisfactorily to account for Strether and for his “peculiar tone,” was to possess myself of the entire fabric.

    The Ambassadors


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