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synonyms for flimsily

  • outwardly
  • apparently
  • at first glance
  • carelessly
  • casually
  • externally
  • extraneously
  • frivolously
  • hastily
  • ignorantly
  • not profoundly
  • not thoroughly
  • on the surface
  • once over lightly
  • ostensibly
  • partially
  • skim
  • to the casual eye

antonyms for flimsily

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  • carefully
  • deeply
  • thoroughly
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How to use flimsily in a sentence

She is not a criminal or malignant creature, but her light malice is capable of playing flimsily with any atrocity.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
The Raimbeau house, originally intended for a factory, was very flimsily built.
THE FLOODEMILE ZOLA
There was a smile at this, for the valiant junior was small for his age, and flimsily built.
A DOG WITH A BAD NAMETALBOT BAINES REED
There was no keel to any one of these boats, and the ribs were flimsily put together.
YOUNG ALASKANS IN THE FAR NORTHEMERSON HOUGH
These new houses are flimsily built; they might hear you upstairs.
HEART AND SCIENCEWILKIE COLLINS
Houses do not last long in Turkey; they are but flimsily built and fires are very frequent.
A PRISONER IN TURKEYJOHN STILL
Gun locks were loose, declares Marshall, because flimsily put on; the muskets were scarcely better than clubs.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL (VOLUME 1 OF 4)ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
He painted much too fast and flimsily, and far too much by the help of foreign assistants—in fact, avowedly to fill his kitchen.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
I was first made aware of this by hitting a somewhat flimsily-constructed fruit stand.
THROUGH ST. DUNSTAN'S TO LIGHTJAMES H. RAWLINSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FLIMSILY

  • apparently
  • at first glance
  • carelessly
  • casually
  • externally
  • extraneously
  • flimsily
  • frivolously
  • hastily
  • ignorantly
  • not profoundly
  • not thoroughly
  • on the surface
  • once over lightly
  • ostensibly
  • outwardly
  • partially
  • skim
  • to the casual eye
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.