Synonyms for idly

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Then the Athenians showed that their threats had not been idly uttered.

Some say, idly, that religion is losing her hold in these strenuous days.

Once, when she was gone, Martin idly hunted out the Song of Solomon.

Idly he watched "Tantibba's" figure till it disappeared in the distance.

Why not live nobly and idly in the most beautiful of cities, under the most beautiful of skies?

He walked carelessly along the wall, tapping it idly here and there.

She saw it first when it was a long distance off, and watched it idly as it drew near.

I sat every day idly watchin' their approach, an' I hated them.

His cigar had gone out, and he idly twisted the stump between his fingers.

Only as Paradise is to Man, who can but idly dream of its glories.

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