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- adv. In a tidy manner, neatly, cleanly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a tidy manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Neatly; with simplicity and suitability: as, a tidily dressed girl.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a tidy manner
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Wemple went down, returning in several minutes with a tidily-paunched, well-built, gray-haired American of fifty.
This all fit tidily into the narrative that the war was a conspiracy run by a Dick Cheney-Don Rumsfeld shadow government.
All tidily wrapped up in this rant which, if you're in a mood for reading a rant, will satisfy your itch.
She watched Anthony reading a single, tidily filled page.
Once long, sometimes plaited, her hair was tidily drawn back.
Most stories do something satisfying with the mess of tedium and violence that is living; they give it focus and form, tone it up, calm it down, shape it tidily, fluff it or primp it or tame its wilder edges, until you have something sleek and purring in your hands, rather than the slightly unkempt beast that life usually resembles, with a tendency to charge at you out of dark places.
Of course, no movement unfolds as neatly and tidily as things do in this model.
I have scheduled my daily tidily, and I try to keep on track.
Ann Patchett's "State of Wonder" Harper, 353 pages, $26.99 is the most ambitious of the novels, packing a textbook's worth of ethical conundrums into a smart and tidily delivered story.
Katsidis, in the 33rd fight of a tough, 10-year career, does not bother with the niceties, preferring to charge and hook, and Burns, boxing tidily behind a jab, held centre ring in the early exchanges.