airily

All Adverb
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  • Frank's heart was very light as he walked airily down the street. Cited from Frank Merriwell's Chums, by Burt L. Standish
  • "I know so much more about it than most of you!" she would explain airily. Cited from Monitress Merle, by Angela Brazil
  • She turned airily round that I might survey her on all sides. Cited from Villette, by Charlotte Bronte
  • Charles was quite pleased with this sentence when he had airily given it out. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • He took it airily for granted that she agreed with him. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • I airily professed myself happy to be at his service at any time. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
  • On wings of light, up, out of sight-- I watch them airily flying. Cited from Yesterdays, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • "You want to know what I am going to do with mine?" said I, airily. Cited from Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man, Marie Conway Oemler
  • I said airily, springing my surprise in this way on all the camp. Cited from We of the Never-Never, Jeanie "Mrs. Aeneas" Gunn
  • The upper church stands airily in the garden of the town hospital, its fine tower all that is left of the original building. Cited from The Roof of France, by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Barbara turned without replying and passed out, less airily than she had entered. Cited from Then I'll Come Back to You, by Larry Evans
  • The young man caught fleeting glimpses of her as she moved airily about her work. Cited from In the Midst of Alarms, by Robert Barr
  • "Any news in the great world to-day, father?" she inquired airily. Cited from A Houseful of Girls, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • He said it so quietly and airily that they all laughed. Cited from Trumps, by George William Curtis
  • It all went smoothly and airily until he asked her when he should go to Washington to claim her as his wife. Cited from Beverly of Graustark, George Barr McCutcheon
  • "Getting quite used to it now!" he assured his sister airily. Cited from A Popular Schoolgirl, by Angela Brazil
  • Ingram knew quite well to whom he so airily referred. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • He dismissed her airily, with a wave of his hand, and she went back into the house, never once turning her head. Cited from A Spinner in the Sun, by Myrtle Reed
  • Daniels dropped his cap into the next chair and seated himself airily on the arm. Cited from The Rim of the Desert, by Ada Woodruff Anderson
  • The airily dressed women seemed to her like creatures from fairy-land. Cited from The Sport of the Gods, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
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