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See definition of airily on Dictionary.com
  • as inlightly
  • as insoftly
  • as incheerfully
  • as inegotistically

synonyms for airily

  • casually
  • delicately
  • easily
  • faintly
  • freely
  • gingerly
  • mildly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • simply
  • slightly
  • softly
  • sparsely
  • subtly
  • tenderly
  • thinly
  • agilely
  • breezily
  • carelessly
  • daintily
  • ethereally
  • flippantly
  • frivolously
  • heedlessly
  • indifferently
  • leniently
  • nimbly
  • peacefully
  • readily
  • slightingly
  • smoothly
  • sparingly
  • tenuously
  • thoughtlessly
  • timidly
  • unsubstantially
  • well
  • selfishly
  • ostentatiously
  • arrogantly
  • boastfully
  • conceitedly
  • haughtily
  • loftily
  • pretentiously
  • self-importantly
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antonyms for airily

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  • difficultly
  • roughly
  • heavily
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    How to use airily in a sentence

    Intent on getting something published but disdainful of the journalistic pack clustered in a Turkish border town, he fell in with a couple of young Syrians who airily offered to take him into their country for a couple of days at no charge.
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    "He is where all those who cross the will of Condillac must sooner or later find themselves," said Marius airily.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Aristide disengaged himself, waved his hand airily towards Perigueux, and smiled blandly.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    I tried to, but he brushed it aside airily and told me to attend to my own affairs and light one of his cigars.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    This was chanted lightly, airily, with a sweetness almost absurd, coming as it did from so uncouth a musician.
    WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
    For there were many brown-ribbed skeletons swaying airily among the chafing boughs.
    MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
    When Mrs. Howard opened her door she saw three airily attired figures flying up the third-story stairs.
    THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
    I mean the sky and the sea and the ship and all the people dressed so airily and looking so unconscious of what has gone before.
    GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
    "They think that they can deceive me," de Marmont was saying airily.
    THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
    "You ought to just take off on your own, Reynolds," Jig Hollins suggested airily.
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    WORDS RELATED TO AIRILY

    • airily
    • blithely
    • brightly
    • buoyantly
    • elatedly
    • gaily
    • genially
    • gladly
    • gleefully
    • happily
    • hopefully
    • jovially
    • joyfully
    • lightheartedly
    • merrily
    • mirthfully
    • optimistically
    • playfully
    • pleasantly
    • readily
    • sportively
    • vivaciously
    • willingly
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