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The story goes that when was Thatcher asked what was her greatest accomplishment, she smilingly answered, "Tony Blair."

The hour moves along at a good clip, thanks to the heady action sequences, tart dialogue, and smilingly malevolent aliens.

As one young killer smilingly said of innocent victims to a friend, "If you was there, I guess you wasn't spared."

Conny stepped smilingly forward, and proceeded to affix the band around the vicar's massive throat.

"There's no use in your going home to lunch," he smilingly observed, at the same time watching Henry's face carefully.

The Countess Saens came smilingly into the hall, a strikingly handsome figure in yellow satin.

"You young ladies don't want to forget your exercise," said Mr. Hartley smilingly, coming up at that moment with Mrs. Kennedy.

"I can guess what it is," the girl remarked smilingly, as she reached out a hand to him, but remained seated.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smilingly, such as: blissfully, blithely, cheerfully, contentedly, enthusiastically, and freely.

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