Synonyms for firmly
- like a rock
Antonyms for firmly
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIRMLY
I remonstrated with him mildly but firmly, but only received insolence in return.
The latter had been blown down; we, however, re-erected it firmly again.
By this time his reputation had long been firmly established.
"Never mind about Aunt Judith," interrupted Decatur, firmly.
Firmly but gently he took her two wrists and thrust her away from him.
To all appearance, the rock was as firmly fastened as any other portion of the earth's substance.
"It is the least guilty one by which I have known you," returned Morton, firmly.
Leave room for it to swell, but secure it firmly, so that no water can get in.
"Well, that's it," he said firmly, indicating the jar and the glass.
She, too came forward, in her quick way, and took Elvin firmly by the arm.
c.1300, fermen "make firm, establish," from Old French fermer (12c.) or directly from Latin firmare, from firmus (see firm (adj.)). Related: Firmed; firming.