thankfully

All Adverb
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  • So those men went thankfully enough, and the land saw them no more. Cited from The Ghost Kings, by H. Rider Haggard
  • Having now gone as far as horses can carry us, we thankfully return them. Cited from Life Of Johnson, Volume 5, by Boswell
  • An' all the help you can give us will sure be thankfully received. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • Thankfully the sun eventually comes up and shows me the way home.
  • Thankfully, he soon shows up and tells them where he had been.
  • Thankfully he recognized that they would co-operate as they had originally intended. Cited from The Pit Prop Syndicate, by Freeman Wills Croft
  • I will thankfully receive any information which any one is good enough to send me upon this subject. Cited from Ex Voto, by Samuel Butler
  • Thankfully there is no record of the test ever being carried out.
  • He offered his arm, and she took it thankfully without a word. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • How thankfully we would fight it for them, if we might! Cited from Stepping Heavenward, by Mrs. E. Prentiss
  • He may have been kind to her in past years -- and she may remember him thankfully. Cited from I Say No, by Wilkie Collins
  • So they all bade each other good-night and went thankfully to bed. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • I will thankfully receive information about any other such work. Cited from Ex Voto, by Samuel Butler
  • So I sat down very thankfully, and made a good dinner at the table. Cited from Jim Davis, by John Masefield
  • She pressed her hands on her heart, and looked thankfully up to heaven. Cited from The Home or, Life in Sweden, by Fredrika Bremer
  • It may be imagined how thankfully they found themselves once more on board. Cited from Excellent Women, by Various
  • And thankfully, he ran off, and was not seen looking behind him. Cited from The Lilac Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • For myself, I should take the chance only too thankfully if it were to come. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • She accepted his offer thankfully, so they took the cable-car together. Cited from Flappers and Philosophers, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • I owned that nothing was more true, and thankfully accepted the offer. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay Volume 1
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Meaning of thankfully

  • adverb In a thankful manner; with thanks
    he accepted thankfully my apologies
  • adverb Let us be thankful that
    thankfully he didn't come to the party