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adverb as in cleverly

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It is not, as Hoeke claimed, “slang” pulled from American hip-hop vernacular and wittily included in her magazine.

And at either end of the wall, wittily, are portraits of Magritte and Norman Rockwell, each wearing a truly ridiculous hat.

Clavering looked at her gravely with something in his eyes that puzzled Miss Schuyler, who had expected a wittily graceful speech.

Was anything ever more daringly conceived, more wittily executed, more—but I spare the shades of Addison and Lamb.

He would wittily say it wasn't Christian and wasn't science; merely the chuckleheadedness of a lot of women.

As opponent he wittily follows Gillray, who in 1802 imagined an inoculated man as calving from his arms.

O for Paris, where, lightly and wittily, she could humble this man!


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wittily, such as: intelligently, shrewdly, astutely, and sensibly.

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