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synonyms for gaily

  • brilliantly
  • cheerfully
  • colorfully
  • flamboyantly
  • gleefully
  • joyfully
  • merrily
  • splendidly
  • blithely
  • flashily
  • glowingly
  • laughingly
  • lightheartedly
  • showily
  • sparklingly
  • spiritedly
  • vivaciously
  • with spirit
  • with élan
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antonyms for gaily

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  • sadly
  • solemnly
  • unhappily
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How to use gaily in a sentence

There was a time when Aristide Pujol, in sole charge of an automobile, went gaily scuttering over the roads of France.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And, Pedro preceding them, the young men gaily descended the stairs.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The pair disappeared among the glittering and gaily-dressed crowd that thronged the portico.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He had been momentarily forgetting care; was speaking gaily to his wife as they entered.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
His hair relieved this somewhat, for it was white and always stood gaily on end, defying brush and comb.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Turning upon him, she smiled gaily as she asked whether he had been interested in seeing a mountain battery at work.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Gaily the Esperanza rattled through the fleet, and envious men cried "What cheer!"
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The memories of the night before came to me without shadow or hindrance, escorted gaily by the hopes of the night to come.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Mr Bellingham danced on gaily and merrily through the night, and flirted with Miss Duncombe, as he thought good.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Mazaroff was quite himself again by this time, and stood chatting gaily to Maxgregor.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAILY

  • 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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