genially[ jeen-yuhl, jee-nee-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF genially
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How calmly and genially the mind apprehends one after another the laws of physics!
"It's the way we're taught at school," he hazarded, genially.
Judy,” says I, most genially, “is you ever tasted roast veal?
"Look about to your heart's content, my dear," she said genially.
"We'll tek a turn at Haydn now, lads," said the host, genially.
"If you care for a brisk walk of two miles," she answered, genially.
Skipper Zeb exclaimed, genially, warming his hands before the fire.
"Pay for the call out of that, miss, and keep the change," he said genially.
"Well, you will not suffer on that account," announced Tomlinson genially.
“Only the first round ended, looks like, Bandy,” Dud said genially.
1560s, "pertaining to marriage," from Latin genialis "pleasant, festive," literally "pertaining to marriage rites," from genius "guardian spirit" (see genius). Originally used in the Latin literal sense; meaning "cheerful, friendly" first recorded 1746. Related: Genially.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GENIALLY
- with good grace
- with pleasure
- with relish