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adverb as in joyfully

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Today the Moomin industry sails merrily along without her restraining hand on the tiller.

Meanwhile most of the world will merrily move on, largely unencumbered by such all-encompassing prejudices and paranoia.

Tapping on the glass, she merrily romps for the benefit of the man and two children on the other side of the window.

Mitt Romney sailing merrily toward a Republican nomination that many considered foreordained is not exciting.

His children, however, ran about merrily, making new friends and helping themselves to food provided by the prefecture.

The storm, however, was over; the moon and stars were shining in a clear sky, and the aurora was dancing merrily.

The bells were clashing merrily from the village spire as the party passed out of the church porch.

Spunyarn, who was to accompany his friend, at a discreet distance was laughing and chatting merrily with the younger girl.

As he sat at table he laughed and chatted merrily with his guests, for on such occasions he was always good company.

She had run on merrily as she had placed the cool, pure lilies in the vase; but her heart was sinking, nevertheless.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to merrily, such as: cheerfully, gaily, gleefully, happily, and genially.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.