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  • adjective comparative form of worldly: more worldly

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Examples

  • These are odd musical times we live in that grow weirder as the Web grows worldlier and wider.

    Rediscover How to Discover Music

  • I've long been a secret fan of those day-glo curling stones which spend all day drying out under chip shop heat lamps, cheek by jowl with the savs and cheese pies, but I really fell in love with the fish cake when a far worldlier boyfriend whisked me off to lunch at Le Caprice for my 18th birthday.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • I've long been a secret fan of those day-glo curling stones which spend all day drying out under chip shop heat lamps, cheek by jowl with the savs and cheese pies, but I really fell in love with the fish cake when a far worldlier boyfriend whisked me off to lunch at Le Caprice for my 18th birthday.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • As much as I wanted to leave my smaller, earlier self behind, it was she—and not the worldlier and “wiser” person I was to become—who had gotten it so right.

    Live and Let Love

  • As much as I wanted to leave my smaller, earlier self behind, it was she—and not the worldlier and “wiser” person I was to become—who had gotten it so right.

    Live and Let Love

  • She is much worldlier and finds the boy, Alan, to be quite fascinating and sexy in his own innocent way.

    Full Frontal Nudity

  • Instead of the mullah, growling texts out of a Quran on his lap, the Orakzai Pathan sat and sunned himself in the cave mouth, emitting worldlier wisdom unadulterated with divinity.

    In The Time Of Light

  • Typically, these women emerged from school worldlier than their fathers, brothers, and, maybe most important, their husbands, a change that had no small impact upon how the sexes related to one another within their communities.

    Orthodox Judaism in the United States.

  • Wealthier and worldlier Koreans demanded greater rights and freedoms.

    The Legacies of Kim Dae-jung

  • I hope that voters in Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin prove themselves to be worldlier and wiser than the yokels who embraced her here in New York.

    Tom D'Antoni: Clinton Campaign Sets the Blood Boiling

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