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adverb as in intimately

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That's in addition to all the other, more familiarly terrible things that some Republican congressmen are in favor of.

He so endeared himself  to a young Pakistani American, Majid Khan, that Khan referred to him familiarly as Chacha—“Uncle” in Urdu.

Going back to Belgrade after 11 years, there was a newness to it, so the experience of it was familiarly exciting.

With costers and bargemen one can always get on familiarly: it is the pretentious, vulgar men and females who are horrible.

It happened to be a preparation of that nauseous drug familiarly known as "Dover's powder."

The two young men greeted their aged relative with respect, and nodded familiarly to Dr. Wolff.

Here he shook hands with Mr. Figgins, and nodded as familiarly to the bashaw as though he had been a particular friend of his.

So saying, the French correspondent familiarly saluted the Englishman, who bowed stiffly.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to familiarly, such as: informally, personally, well, confidentially, lovingly, and privately.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.