Synonyms for regally

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This readiness to sacrifice—was it not rather slavish than regally loyal?

When I sought to do the like to Monmouth he was very ready, and received my homage most regally.

These girls are kept by themselves, and are regally fed and tended from birth.

Then pointing to her brother, she regally commanded the Meyers boys.

She gave him both hands, regally, and he stooped and kissed them as he might have a queen's.

M. Cartel had entertained them regally; he must suffer them to make some poor return.

At my right was a regally gowned woman whose delicate features were now as hard as agate and whose eyes were avid.

“She looks terrible,” Arden exclaimed, and disregarding the wet fur she began to stroke the regally pointed head.

They began the long march to the exit of the club, slowly and regally, though not by choice.

We went up the staircase, of regally broad and easy ascent, and made application to be admitted to see the grand-ducal apartments.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French regal "royal" (12c.) or directly from Latin regalis "royal, kingly; of or belonging to a king, worthy of a king," from rex (genitive regis) "king," from PIE root *reg- "move in a straight line," hence, "direct in a straight line, rule, guide" (cf. Sanskrit raj- "a king, a leader;" Avestan razeyeiti "directs;" Persian rahst "right, correct;" Latin regere "to rule," rex "a king, a leader," rectus "right, correct;" Old Irish ri, Gaelic righ "a king;" Gaulish -rix "a king," in personal names, e.g. Vircingetorix; Gothic reiks "a leader;" Old English rice "kingdom," -ric "king," rice "rich, powerful," riht "correct;" Gothic raihts, Old High German recht, Old Swedish reht, Old Norse rettr "correct"). Related: Regally.

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adverbroyally
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