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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEISURELY

The cabman went on with his leisurely preparations as if Stevie had not existed.

They were leisurely enough for Mr Verloc to recognise the limb and the weapon.

We had come, leisurely, by river, and were sightseeing every moment.

It was a part of her leisurely and generous scheme of life to live and let live.

Leisurely, they walked up the slope skirting the garden wall.

Then he leisurely turned to the column indicated by his companion.

Then, adjusting his eyeglass in a leisurely manner, he walked out of the room.

At a leisurely pace we progressed through the main thoroughfares.

“I am not sure,” he said, concealing his surprise under a leisurely manner.

"That also will be unnecessary," he said; and leisurely drew off his gloves.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from leisure (n.) + -ly (1). As an adverb, with -ly (2), from late 15c. Related: Leisureliness.

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