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Adverbs of Manner

  1. 1. Adverbs of Manner Andrew Ernest Ritz May 8, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 1 / 130
  2. 2. accidentally adv –1. (1) by chance, accidentally, circumstantially, unexpected ly – (without advance planning; ”they met accidentally”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 2 / 130
  3. 3. angrily adv –. (6) angrily – (with anger; ”he angrily denied the accusation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 3 / 130
  4. 4. anxiously adv –. (7) anxiously, uneasily, apprehensively – (with anxiety or apprehension; ”we watched anxiously”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 4 / 130
  5. 5. awkwardly adv –. (3) awkwardly – (in an awkward manner; ”he bent awkwardly ”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 5 / 130
  6. 6. badly adv –1. (7) badly, severely, gravely, seriously – (to a severe or serious degree; ”fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated”; ”badly injured”; ”a severely impaired heart”; ”is gravely ill”; ”was seriously ill”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 6 / 130
  7. 7. beautifully adv –. (6) beautifully, attractively – (in a beautiful manner; ”her face was beautifully made up”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 7 / 130
  8. 8. blindly adv –1. (4) blindly – (without seeing or looking; ”he felt around his desk blindly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 8 / 130
  9. 9. boldly adv –. (2) boldly – (with boldness, in a bold manner; ”we must tackle these tasks boldly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 9 / 130
  10. 10. bravely adv –. (2) bravely, courageously – (in a courageous manner; ”bravely he went into the burning house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 10 / 130
  11. 11. brightly adv –. (1) brilliantly, brightly, bright – (with brightness; ”the stars shone brilliantly”; ”the windows glowed jewel bright”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 11 / 130
  12. 12. busily adv –. (3) busily – (in a busy manner; ”they were busily engaged in buying souvenirs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 12 / 130
  13. 13. calmly adv –1. (9) calmly – (with self-possession (especially in times of stress); ”he spoke calmly to the rioting students”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 13 / 130
  14. 14. carefully adv –1. (39) carefully – (taking care or paying attention; ”they watched carefully”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 14 / 130
  15. 15. carelessly adv –1. (1) carelessly, heedlessly – (without care or concern; ”carelessly raised the children’s hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 15 / 130
  16. 16. cautiously adv –1. (4) cautiously, carefully – (as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact; ”she ventured cautiously downstairs” ; ”they handled the incident with kid gloves”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 16 / 130
  17. 17. cheerfully adv –. (2) cheerfully – (in a cheerful manner; ”he cheerfully agreed to do it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 17 / 130
  18. 18. clearly adv –1. (32) clearly – (without doubt or question; ”they were clearly lost”; ”history has clearly shown the folly of that policy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 18 / 130
  19. 19. closely adv –1. (19) closely – (in a close relation or position in time or space; ”the onsets were closely timed”; ”houses set closely together”; ”was closely involved in monitoring daily progress”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 19 / 130
  20. 20. correctly adv –. (6) correctly, right, aright – (in an accurate manner; ”the flower had been correctly depicted by his son”; ”he guessed right”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 20 / 130
  21. 21. courageously adv –. bravely, courageously – (in a courageous manner; ”bravely he went into the burning house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 21 / 130
  22. 22. cruelly adv –1. (1) cruelly – (excessively; ”a cruelly bitter winter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 22 / 130
  23. 23. daringly adv –1. daringly – (in an original manner; ”daringly he took the first step”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 23 / 130
  24. 24. deliberately adv –1. (12) intentionally, deliberately, designedly, on purpose, purposely, advisedly, by choice, by design – (with intention; in an intentional manner; ”he used that word intentionally”; ”I did this by choice”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 24 / 130
  25. 25. doubtfully adv –. doubtfully, dubiously – (in a doubtful manner; ”Gerald shook his head doubtfully”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 25 / 130
  26. 26. eagerly adv –. (6) eagerly, thirstily – (with eagerness; in an eager manner; ”the news was eagerly awaited”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 26 / 130
  27. 27. easily adv –1. (31) easily, easy – (with ease (‘easy’ is sometimes used informally for ‘easily’); ”she was easily excited”; ”was easily confused”; ”he won easily”; ”this china breaks very easily”; ”success came too easy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 27 / 130
  28. 28. elegantly adv –1. elegantly – (with elegance; in a tastefully elegant manner; ”the room was elegantly decorated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 28 / 130
  29. 29. enormously adv –. (3) enormously, tremendously, hugely, staggeringly – (extremely; ”he was enormously popular”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 29 / 130
  30. 30. enthusiastically adv –1. (2) enthusiastically – (with enthusiasm; in an enthusias tic manner; ”they discussed the question enthusiastically”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 30 / 130
  31. 31. equally adv –1. (14) equally, as, every bit – (to the same degree (often followed by ‘as’); ”they were equally beautiful”; ”birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly”; ”sang as sweetly as a nightingale”; ”he is every bit as mean as she is”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 31 / 130
  32. 32. eventually adv –. (14) finally, eventually – (after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 32 / 130
  33. 33. exactly adv –1. (37) precisely, exactly, just – (indicating exactness or preciseness; ”he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do”; ”it was just as he said–the jewel was gone”; ”it has just enough salt”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 33 / 130
  34. 34. faithfully adv –. (2) faithfully, dependably, reliably – (in a faithful manner; ”it always came on, faithfully, like the radio”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 34 / 130
  35. 35. fast adv –1. (16) fast – (quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form); ”how fast can he get here?”; ”ran as fast as he could”; ”needs medical help fast”; ”fast-running rivers”; ”fast-breaki ng news”; ”fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 35 / 130
  36. 36. fatally adv –. (1) fatally – (with fatal consequences or implications; ”he was fatally ill equipped for the climb”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 36 / 130
  37. 37. fiercely adv –1. (3) ferociously, fiercely – (in a physically fierce manner; ”silence broken by dogs barking ferociously”; ”they fought fiercely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 37 / 130
  38. 38. fondly adv –. (3) fondly, lovingly – (with fondness; with love; ”she spoke to her children fondly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 38 / 130
  39. 39. foolishly adv –. foolishly, unwisely – (without good sense or judgment; ”He acted foolishly when he agreed to come”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 39 / 130
  40. 40. fortunately adv –. (4) fortunately, fortuitously, luckily, as luck would have it – (by good fortune; ”fortunately the weather was good”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 40 / 130
  41. 41. frankly adv –. (5) honestly, candidly, frankly – ((used as intensives reflecting the speaker’s attitude) it is sincerely the case that; ”honestly, I don’t believe it”; ”candidly, I think she doesn’t have a conscience”; ”frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 41 / 130
  42. 42. frantically adv –. (5) madly, frantically – (in an uncontrolled manner; ”she fought back madly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 42 / 130
  43. 43. generously adv –. (1) liberally, munificently, generously – (in a generous manner; ”he gave liberally to several charities”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 43 / 130
  44. 44. gently adv –1. (7) gently – (in a gradual manner; ”a gently sloping terrain”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 44 / 130
  45. 45. gladly adv –. gladly, lief, fain – (in a willing manner; ”this was gladly agreed to”; ”I would fain do it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 45 / 130
  46. 46. gracefully adv –1. (3) gracefully – (in a graceful manner; ”she swooped gracefully”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 46 / 130
  47. 47. greedily adv –. (2) avariciously, covetously, greedily – (in a greedy manner) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 47 / 130
  48. 48. happily adv –1. (5) happily, merrily, mirthfully, gayly, blithely, jubilantly – (in a joyous manner; ”they shouted happily”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 48 / 130
  49. 49. hard adv –1. (12) hard – (with effort or force or vigor; ”the team played hard”; ”worked hard all day”; ”pressed hard on the lever”; ”hit the ball hard”; ”slammed the door hard”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 49 / 130
  50. 50. hastily adv –. (8) hurriedly, hastily, in haste – (in a hurried or hasty manner; ”the way they buried him so hurriedly was disgraceful”; ”hastily, he scanned the headlines”; ”sold in haste and at a sacrifice ”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 50 / 130
  51. 51. healthily adv –. (1) healthily – (in a levelheaded manner; ”the answers were healthily individual”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 51 / 130
  52. 52. honestly adv –1. (6) honestly, candidly, frankly – ((used as intensives reflecting the speaker’s attitude) it is sincerely the case that; ”honestly, I don’t believe it”; ”candidly, I think she doesn’t have a conscience”; ”frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 52 / 130
  53. 53. hungrily adv –. hungrily, ravenously – (in the manner of someone who is very hungry; ”he pounced on the food hungrily”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 53 / 130
  54. 54. hurriedly adv –. (1) hurriedly, hastily, in haste – (in a hurried or hasty manner; ”the way they buried him so hurriedly was disgraceful”; ”hastily, he scanned the headlines”; ”sold in haste and at a sacrifice ”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 54 / 130
  55. 55. inadequately adv –. (1) inadequately – (in an inadequate manner or to an inadequate degree; ”the temporary camps were inadequately equipped” ) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 55 / 130
  56. 56. ingeniously adv –. ingeniously – (in an ingenious manner; ”a Hampshire farmer had fowls of different breeds, including Dorkings, and he discriminated ingeniously between the ‘dark ones’ and the ‘white ones’”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 56 / 130
  57. 57. innocently adv –1. innocently – (in a not unlawful manner; ”he claimed to have purchased the contraband innocently”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 57 / 130
  58. 58. inquisitively adv –. curiously, inquisitively, interrogatively – (with curiosity; ”the baby looked around curiously”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 58 / 130
  59. 59. irritably adv –1. (3) testily, irritably, petulantly, pettishly – (in a petulant manner; ”he said testily; ‘Go away!’”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 59 / 130
  60. 60. joyously adv –. gleefully, joyously, joyfully – (in a joyous and gleeful manner; ”the old man had greeted her gleefully”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 60 / 130
  61. 61. justly adv –1. (1) rightly, justly, justifiedly – (with honesty; ”he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 61 / 130
  62. 62. kindly adv –. (1) kindly – (in a kind manner or out of kindness; ”He spoke kindly to the boy”; ”she kindly overlooked the mistake”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 62 / 130
  63. 63. lazily adv –1. (2) lazily – (in a slow and lazy manner; ”I watched the blue smoke drift lazily away on the still air”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 63 / 130
  64. 64. loosely adv –1. (6) loosely, slackly – (in a relaxed manner; not rigid; ”his hands lay loosely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 64 / 130
  65. 65. loudly adv –1. (10) loudly, loud, aloud – (with relatively high volume; ”the band played loudly”; ”she spoke loudly and angrily”; ”he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him”; ”cried aloud for help”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 65 / 130
  66. 66. madly adv –1. (6) madly, frantically – (in an uncontrolled manner; ”she fought back madly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 66 / 130
  67. 67. mortally adv –. (1) mortally – (in such a manner that death ensues (also in reference to hatred, jealousy, fear, etc.); ”a being of whom the forest Indians are said to be mortally afraid, with a hoof shaped like the heel of a bottle”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 67 / 130
  68. 68. mysteriously adv –. cryptically, enigmatically, mysteriously – (in a cryptic manner; ”we will meet again,” he said cryptically) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 68 / 130
  69. 69. neatly adv –. (6) neatly – (with neatness; ”she put the slippers under the bed neatly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 69 / 130
  70. 70. nervously adv –1. (3) nervously – (in an anxiously nervous manner; ”we watched the stock market nervously”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 70 / 130
  71. 71. noisily adv –. (1) noisily – (with much noise or loud and unpleasant sound; ”he blew his nose noisily”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 71 / 130
  72. 72. obediently adv –. (1) obediently, yieldingly – (in an obedient manner; ”obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 72 / 130
  73. 73. openly adv –. (13) openly – (in an open way; ”he openly flaunted his affection for his sister”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 73 / 130
  74. 74. painfully adv –1. (6) painfully, distressingly – (unpleasantly; ”his ignorance was painfully obvious”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 74 / 130
  75. 75. patiently adv –. (3) patiently – (with patience; in a patient manner; ”he patiently played with the child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 75 / 130
  76. 76. perfectly adv –1. (13) absolutely, perfectly, utterly, dead – (completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; ”an absolutely magnificent painting”; ”a perfectly idiotic idea”; ”you’re perfectly right”; ”utterly miserable”; ”you can be dead sure of my innocence”; ”was dead tired”; ”dead right”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 76 / 130
  77. 77. politely adv –. (4) politely, courteously – (in a polite manner; ”the policeman answered politely, ‘Now look here, lady...’”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 77 / 130
  78. 78. poorly adv –. (9) ill, badly, poorly – ((‘ill’ is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well; ”he was ill prepared”; ”it ill befits a man to betray old friends”; ”the car runs badly”; ”he performed badly on the exam”; ”the team played poorly”; ”ill-fitting clothes”; ”an ill-concei ved plan”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 78 / 130
  79. 79. powerfully adv –1. (2) powerfully, strongly – (in a powerful manner; ”the federal government replaced the powerfully pro-settler Sir Godfrey Huggins with the even tougher and more determined ex-trade unionist”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 79 / 130
  80. 80. promptly adv –1. (4) promptly, quickly, quick – (with little or no delay; ”the rescue squad arrived promptly”; ”come here, quick!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 80 / 130
  81. 81. punctually adv –. punctually, duly – (at the proper time; ”she was duly apprised of the raise”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 81 / 130
  82. 82. quickly adv –1. (24) quickly, rapidly, speedily, chop-chop, apace – (with rapid movements; ”he works quickly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 82 / 130
  83. 83. quietly adv –1. (8) softly, quietly – (with low volume; ”speak softly but carry a big stick”; ”she spoke quietly to the child”; ”the radio was playing softly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 83 / 130
  84. 84. rapidly adv –. (40) quickly, rapidly, speedily, chop-chop, apace – (with rapid movements; ”he works quickly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 84 / 130
  85. 85. rarely adv –. (16) rarely, seldom – (not often; ”we rarely met”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 85 / 130
  86. 86. really adv –1. (61) truly, genuinely, really – (in accordance with truth or fact or reality; ”she was now truly American”; ”a genuinely open society”; ”they don’t really listen to us”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 86 / 130
  87. 87. recklessly adv –. (1) recklessly – (in a reckless manner) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 87 / 130
  88. 88. regularly adv –1. (6) regularly, on a regular basis – (in a regular manner; ”letters arrived regularly from his children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 88 / 130
  89. 89. reluctantly adv –. (5) reluctantly – (with reluctance) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 89 / 130
  90. 90. repeatedly adv –. (10) repeatedly – (several time; ”it must be washed repeatedly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 90 / 130
  91. 91. rightfully adv –. (2) rightfully, truly – (by right; ”baseball rightfully is the nation’s pastime”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 91 / 130
  92. 92. rudely adv –. (1) impolitely, discourteously, rudely – (in an impolite manner; ”he treated her impolitely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 92 / 130
  93. 93. sadly adv –1. (7) sadly, unhappily – (in an unfortunate way; ”sadly he died before he could see his grandchild”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 93 / 130
  94. 94. safely adv –. (6) safely – (with safety; in a safe manner; ”we are safely out of there”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 94 / 130
  95. 95. selfishly adv –. egotistically, selfishly – (in an egotistical manner; ”he behaved egotistically”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 95 / 130
  96. 96. sensibly adv –. (1) sanely, sensibly, reasonably – (with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner; ”he acted sensibly in the crisis”; ”speak more sanely about these affairs”; ”acted quite reasonably”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 96 / 130
  97. 97. seriously adv –1. (19) seriously, earnestly, in earnest – (in a serious manner; ”talking earnestly with his son”; ”she started studying snakes in earnest”; ”a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 97 / 130
  98. 98. sharply adv –1. (14) aggressively, sharply – (in an aggressive manner; ”she was being sharply questioned”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 98 / 130
  99. 99. shyly adv –. (1) shyly, timidly, bashfully – (in a shy or timid or bashful manner; ”he smiled shyly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 99 / 130
  100. 100. silently adv –. (4) mutely, wordlessly, silently, taciturnly – (without speaking; ”he sat mutely next to her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 100 / 130
  101. 101. sleepily adv –. (1) sleepily – (in a sleepy manner; ”the two children who were snuggled sleepily in the back of the car”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 101 / 130
  102. 102. slowly adv –1. (78) slowly, slow, easy, tardily – (without speed (‘slow’ is sometimes used informally for ‘slowly’); ”he spoke slowly”; ”go easy here–the road is slippery”; ”glaciers move tardily”; ”please go slow so I can see the sights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 102 / 130
  103. 103. smoothly adv –1. (3) smoothly, swimmingly – (with no problems or difficul ties; ”put the plans into effect quickly and smoothly”; ”despite of some mishaps, everything went swimmingly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 103 / 130
  104. 104. so adv –1. (322) so – (to a very great extent or degree; ”the idea is so obvious”; ”never been so happy”; ”I love you so”; ”my head aches so!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 104 / 130
  105. 105. softly adv –1. (18) softly, quietly – (with low volume; ”speak softly but carry a big stick”; ”she spoke quietly to the child”; ”the radio was playing softly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 105 / 130
  106. 106. solemnly adv –. (4) solemnly – (in a grave and sedate manner; ”the judge sat there solemnly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 106 / 130
  107. 107. speedily adv –. (2) quickly, rapidly, speedily, chop-chop, apace – (with rapid movements; ”he works quickly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 107 / 130
  108. 108. stealthily adv –. (3) stealthily – (in a stealthy manner; ”stealthily they advanced upstream”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 108 / 130
  109. 109. sternly adv –. (1) sternly, severely – (with sternness; in a severe manner; ”‘No,’ she said sternly”; ”peered severely over her glasses”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 109 / 130
  110. 110. straight adv –1. (14) directly, straight, direct – (without deviation; ”the path leads directly to the lake”; ”went direct to the office”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 110 / 130
  111. 111. stupidly adv –. (3) stupidly, doltishly – (in a stupid manner; ”he had stupidly bought a one way ticket”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 111 / 130
  112. 112. successfully adv –. (15) successfully – (with success; in a successful manner; ”she performed the surgery successfully”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 112 / 130
  113. 113. suddenly adv –1. (64) suddenly, all of a sudden, of a sudden – (happening unexpectedly; ”suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 113 / 130
  114. 114. suspiciously adv –. (2) suspiciously – (with suspicion; ”she regarded the food suspiciously”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 114 / 130
  115. 115. swiftly adv –. (18) swiftly, fleetly – (in a swift manner; ”she moved swiftly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 115 / 130
  116. 116. tenderly adv –. (2) tenderly – (with tenderness; in a tender manner; ”tenderly she placed her arms round him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 116 / 130
  117. 117. tensely adv –. (2) tensely – (in a tense manner; ”he sat down tensely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 117 / 130
  118. 118. thoughtfully adv –1. (8) thoughtfully – (in a thoughtful manner; ”he stared thoughtfully out the window”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 118 / 130
  119. 119. tightly adv –1. (3) tightly – (in a tight or constricted manner; ”a tightly packed pub”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 119 / 130
  120. 120. truthfully adv –. truthfully – (with truth; ”I told him truthfully that I had just returned from my vacation”; ”he answered the question as truthfully as he could”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 120 / 130
  121. 121. unexpectedly adv –1. (5) unexpectedly, out of the blue – (in a way that was not expected; ”her brother showed up at the wedding out of the blue”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 121 / 130
  122. 122. victoriously adv –. (1) victoriously – (in a victorious manner; ”Virginia had defended her land victoriously”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 122 / 130
  123. 123. violently adv –. (5) violently – (in a violent manner; ”they attacked violently”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 123 / 130
  124. 124. vivaciously adv –. vivaciously – (with vivacity; ”he describes his adventure s vivaciously”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 124 / 130
  125. 125. warmly adv –1. (1) heartily, cordially, warmly – (in a hearty manner; ”‘Yes,’ the children chorused heartily”; ”We welcomed her warmly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 125 / 130
  126. 126. weakly adv –. (2) weakly – (in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree; ”weakly agreed to a compromise”; ”wheezed weakly”; ”he was weakly attracted to her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 126 / 130
  127. 127. wearily adv –. (4) tiredly, wearily – (in a weary manner; ”he walked around tiredly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 127 / 130
  128. 128. well adv –1. (76) well, good – ((often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (‘good’ is a nonstandard dialectal variant for ‘well’); ”the children behaved well”; ”a task well done”; ”the party went well”; ”he slept well”; ”a well-argued thesis”; ”a well-seasoned dish”; ”a well-planned party”; ”the baby can walk pretty good”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 128 / 130
  129. 129. wildly adv –1. (11) wildly – (to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree; ”the storyline is wildly unrealistic”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 129 / 130
  130. 130. wisely adv –. (2) wisely, sagely – (in a wise manner; ”she acted wisely when she invited her parents”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Adverbs of Manner May 8, 2011 130 / 130

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