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Methinks that Gascony is too small a cock to crow so lustily.

I could not swim a stroke; and I sang out, lustily, for help.

Gor, I—I liked the fun, and so I thumpt away, and hiss'd as lustily as the best of 'em.

She hit out as lustily as if she had not considered the matter at all.

A sirloin was set before him, on which he laid to as lustily as any beef-eater.

Having no weapon at hand, I motioned and yelled at him most lustily.

"I didn't steal the wallet," cried Tim lustily, as he struggled to get away.

And then he would curse Phineas lustily for losing the precious letter.

Then she did call, as lustily as she was able, though in vain.

He let the tool fall, and slid down the pole as the men cheered him lustily.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., lustliche, "willingly, eagerly, readily;" see lusty + -ly (2). Meaning "with pleasure, voluptuously" is c.1300; meaning "vigorously, energetically" is c.1400.

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