All Adverb
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  • If only death had come upon me quickly, painlessly, how true a friend I should have thought it! Cited from The Beetle, by Richard Marsh
  • If I could have removed my heart painlessly, I believe that would have gone out too. Cited from Memories and Anecdotes, by Kate Sanborn
  • Let him slip into his grave at least as painlessly as you can. Cited from Sanitary and Social Lectures, etc, by Kingsley
  • I've offered to have all or any of you painlessly executed if you wish. Cited from Tales of the Jazz Age, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Al says he tried to do it as painlessly as possible.
  • But since fire is dangerous the child must be taught this fact as quickly and painlessly as possible. Cited from Study of Child Life, by Marion Foster Washburne
  • And since he must die helpless, he must die as painlessly as possible. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
  • You loved your friend -- let it be a comfort to you that she died painlessly. Cited from A Romance Of Two Worlds, by Marie Corelli
  • She knew that it would come to her swiftly, she believed painlessly. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The colonel only spoke two or three times and, at ten o'clock at night, passed away painlessly. Cited from Through Three Campaigns, by G. A. Henty
  • He remained there for eight days, and then he painlessly and tranquilly passed away. Cited from James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography
  • And everything that lived within that fort had died instantly and painlessly. Cited from Invaders from the Infinite, by John Wood Campbell
  • A few months before he came into the world she sank peacefully and painlessly to rest. Cited from Esther, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • He passed painlessly from his reading into death. Cited from Ladysmith, by H. W. Nevinson
  • So it may be both right and wise for an infant daughter to be put painlessly to her death. Cited from Tales of Destiny, by Edmund Mitchell
  • He does not want the man to die painlessly.
  • The teacher can tell the child that if it is necessary to take life, it should be done as quickly and painlessly as possible. Cited from Friends and Helpers, by Sarah J. Eddy
  • But a month before the appointment was confirmed, her mother quietly and painlessly died. Cited from Hawthorne and His Circle, by Julian Hawthorne
  • There had been no struggle with death; he had died, as he had hoped he would die, painlessly, easily. Cited from Essays of Schopenhauer, by Arthur Schopenhauer
  • The new moon was shining now, and the smile on the sweet white face told how painlessly the poor boy had died. Cited from The Complete Works of Artemus Ward [Browne] Part 4
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Meaning of painlessly

  • adverb Without pain
    after the surgery, she could move her arms painlessly