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  • adv. In a successful manner; with success; without failing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a successful manner; with a favorable termination of what is attempted; prosperously; favorably.

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

  • adv. with success; in a successful manner


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successful +‎ -ly


  • There were a few scuff marks on the surface, after Rafael Nadal had begun the defense of his title successfully and Francesca Schiavone and Jelena Dokic, chased off by the showers, returned to complete their task, with the Italian prevailing in three sets.

    Murray Raises the Roof

  • Serena is, of course, looking to defend her title successfully, something she's done before, in 2003, and something only four other women have done: Billie Jean King, Martina

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  • Montes defended his title successfully against the Philippines Fernando Lumacad, winning in a ten round shutout on November 28, 2009. - XML News RSS/RDF Feed

  • Alinghi became the first European winner in 2003 and defended the title successfully four years later.


  • In the same period Barça have had two managers, Frank Rijkaard and Guardiola, and now they bear down on their third Champions League success in five years and the likelihood of becoming the first team to defend the title successfully in its 17-year-old league and knockout format.

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  • He defended the title successfully a total of six times, before vacating it when he ascended to the welterweight division. - Articles related to Art of War: Floyd Mayweather's incentive to sign late

  • In the final analysis Advani defended his title successfully and in the process won his fifth National snooker title along with the highest break of 136, which he compiled in the semifinal against Kamal Chawla.

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  • Australian super middleweight champion Les "Diamond" Piper (9-2-3, 2 KOs) defended the title successfully when his bout with Israel "Cobra" Kani (9-2-2, 4 KOs) was declared a draw after ten action packed rounds at the Caloundra RSL, Caloundra, Queensland, Australia on Friday.

    Fightnews - Boxing News Updated 24/7

  • "And Medvedev will not only serve his term successfully, but probably will be also in a good position to run again."

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • And I am using the term successfully in its loosest sense.


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