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adverb as in merrily

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I would take them often for sunrise beach runs, imagining they were gleeful in returning to their Caribbean roots, and Scout would leap to the top of the dunes, Teddy clambering behind.

For Mitch McConnell to shout gleefully requires some effort.

ISIS, for its part, claims to have slaughtered some 1,700 Iraqi soldiers and has gleefully focused their fire at children.

Which brings it back to the evolving Juggalos, who will always sit gleefully on the margins despite growing public attention.

Certainly there are some Asians who have gleefully embraced the image of being the diligent worker bee.

The wing of the GOP that favors corporate business over free markets has gleefully worked against union interests at every turn.

Then she set a second, and a third, holding up her grimy fingers gleefully.

Then Richard swung his wife into the saddle, and Rollo pranced gleefully as he took the road with his precious burden.

They rode across the plain, singing their war songs, and old Ghost Bear cackled gleefully as he heard them.

And the little boy, not understanding, repeated gleefully and senselessly, "It's dadda; it's dadda."

"I can hear the cheering in the Republican camp this morning," remarked another voice gleefully.

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On this page you'll find 144 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gleefully, such as: blithely, brightly, gaily, genially, gladly, and happily.

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