Definitions

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  • adv. In a tranquil manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a tranquil manner; calmly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a tranquil manner; quietly; peacefully.

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

  • adv. without emotional agitation

Etymologies

tranquil +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He looked tranquilly from the Englishman to the king.

    The Puppet Crown

  • "And if the girl finds no redress there," tranquilly, "to the chancellor."

    The Goose Girl

  • The 10-mile float downriver started tranquilly enough; the two Quebecois guys in front of me were over-aggressively paddling, and our guide, an affable New Zealander named Andy, instructed them not to behave "like 18-year-olds in the bedroom."

    High-Flying Adventure

  • One sudden and desolating change had taken place; but a thousand little circumstances might have by degrees worked other alterations, which, although they were done more tranquilly, might not be the less decisive.

    Chapter 6

  • She stood tranquilly on the ground of their common womanhood.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • Not a generation, the boomers, to heed Homer, who advised, "Best not to be born, or to die young"; or for that matter Xen o phon's Socrates, who submits to death tranquilly because he thinks it preferable to old age which Trotsky, before meeting with death through assassination by ice pick, called "the most unexpected thing of all that happens to man".

    Nobody Gets Out of Here Alive

  • Among the other Buddhist works is Suzuki Kiitsu ' s sublime 19th-century scroll painting of Sho-Kannon, who sits tranquilly on a floating lotus, backed by a golden moon and brilliant blue sky.

    In Search of Beauty

  • He breathed in her grief tranquilly, without a word.

    Peace Meals

  • He took in his surrounding with a calm confidence, tranquilly noting the men with the capes shuffling nervously ahead of him.

    Carlos The Impossible (Part 1)

  • "I am ready to produce him," said Pons tranquilly.

    Let Us Meet In The Afternoon

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