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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amicablyadverb

    in an amicable manner

    "they separated amicably"


  1. amicablyadverb

    friendly; in an amicable manner.

  2. amicablyadverb

    characterized by an absence of antagonism, especially in commonly difficult situations

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Amicablyadverb

    In an amicable manner; in a friendly way; with goodwill and concord.

    Etymology: from amicable.

    They see
    Through the dun mist, in blooming beauty fresh,
    Two lovely youths, that amicably walkt
    O’er verdant meads, and pleas’d, perhaps, revolv’d
    Anna’s late conquests. Philips.

    I found my subjects amicably join,
    To lessen their defects, by citing mine. Matthew Prior.

    In Holland itself, where it is pretended that the variety of sects live so amicably together, it is notorious how a turbulent party, joining with the Arminians, did attempt to destroy the republick. Jonathan Swift, on the Sentiments of a Church of England man.


  1. amicably

    Amicably is an adverb that describes an action done in a friendly, peaceable or good-natured manner. When someone behaves, resolves a conflict, or interacts with others amicably, they do so in a way that is polite, cordial, and without expressing hostility or discord.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amicablyadverb

    in an amicable manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amicably in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amicably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of amicably in a Sentence

  1. Melanie Newman:

    The attorneys representing the board have made every good-faith effort to amicably part from Dr. Wen, and are disappointed that they have been unable to reach a suitable resolution regarding her exit package.

  2. Tracy Morgan:

    Wal-Mart did right by me and my family, and for my associates and their families. I am grateful that the case was resolved amicably.

  3. Pinkett Smith:

    The only person that can give permission in that particular circumstance is Pinkett Smith, i could actually see how he would perceive it as permission because we were separated amicably and I think he also wanted to make it clear that he's also not a homewrecker. Which he's not.

  4. Witold Waszczykowski:

    Either they solve this case amicably, or it will be necessary to hand it over to international tribunals, and challenge the investigation in the European Court of Human Rights.

  5. Jennifer Flavin:

    While we will no longer be married, I will always cherish the more than 30-year relationship that we shared, and I know we are both committed to our beautiful daughters, i ask for privacy for our family as we amicably move forward.

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    relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity
    A frantic
    B disjointed
    C witless
    D noninvasive

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