EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WARMLY
"But I tell you she isn't right," insisted Percival, warmly.
"I shall never think ill of you, Robert," said Hester, warmly.
This announcement by the Foreign Secretary was warmly applauded by the House.
"That is enough for the present," returned Hester, shaking hands with him warmly.
Then tell me frankly—did I, just now, speak too much or too warmly?
He bowed ceremoniously to Mr. Stewart, and then took him warmly by the hand.
The proposal was warmly seconded by the children, and agreed to by every one.
Warmly discourages Miss Howe's motion to accompany her in her flight.
Warner and Pennington sprang from their horses and greeted Dick warmly.
He thrust a large hand from the cover, and Dick shook it warmly.
Old English wyrman "make warm" and wearmian "become warm;" from the root of warm (adj.). Phrase warm the bench is sports jargon first recorded 1907. Warm up (v.) "exercise before an activity" is attested from 1868. In reference to appliances, motors, etc., attested from 1947. Noun phrase warm-up "act or practice of warming up" is recorded from 1915. Related: Warmed; warming.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WARMLY
- with good grace
- with pleasure
- with relish