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Good evening, Ruth,” he said breezily, “and how do I find you to-night?

"Now, don't let that worry you, my boy," he would say breezily.

There was something so breezily disarming about her that Esther held out her hand.

“You two must want to chat over old times,” he said breezily.

"That's the way I like to hear a man talk," Bryce said breezily.

"After all, there's the money lying idle at my bank," the Doctor had said, breezily.

Hang up your wraps here in the closet, girls, breezily directed Mrs. Lee, and go into the living room to meet our guest.

The standards and life of “the new navy” are breezily set forth with a genuine ring impossible from the most gifted “outsider.”

Joe entered in his usual crash-bang manner and breezily skimmed his hat toward the table.

The standards and life of "the new navy" are breezily set forth with a genuine ring impossible from the most gifted "outsider."

WORD ORIGIN

1718, from breeze (n.) + -y (2). Figurative sense "fresh, easygoing, light, airy" is from 1870. Related: Breezily; breeziness.

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