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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweetly, sweetadverb

    in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')

    "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other"


  1. sweetlyadverb

    In a sweet or pleasant manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sweetlyadverb

    In a sweet manner; with sweetness.

    Etymology: from sweet.

    The best wine for my beloved goeth down sweetly. Cant.

    He bore his great commission in his look;
    But sweetly temper’d awe, and soften’d all he spoke. Dryden.

    No poet ever sweetly sung,
    Unless he were like Phœbus young;
    Nor ever nymph inspir’d to rhyme,
    Unless like Venus in her prime. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweetlyadverb

    in a sweet manner

  2. Etymology: [AS. swtlice.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweetly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweetly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sweetly in a Sentence

  1. Francis Quarles:

    In the height of thy prosperity expect adversity, but fear it not. If it come not, thou art the more sweetly possessed of the happiness thou hast, and the more strongly confirmed. If it come, thou art the more gently dispossessed of the happiness thou hadst, and the more firmly prepared.

  2. Stephen Innes:

    All the ingredients for a rapid recovery from Q2 onwards are getting sweetly baked into the reopening party cake.

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    a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
    • A. plush
    • B. whirring
    • C. opaque
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