Near rhymes dictionary

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List of near rhymes for the word: exactly

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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
aptlyaptlywith competence; in a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"
AttleeAttleeBritish statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
beastlybeastlyresembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
bluntlybluntlyin a blunt direct manner; "he spoke bluntly"; "he stated his opinion flat-out"; "he was criticized roundly"
brightlybrightlywith brightness; "the stars shone brilliantly"; "the windows glowed jewel bright"
chastelychastelyin a chaste and virtuous manner; "she lived chastely"
ChristlyChristlyresembling or showing the spirit of Christ
costlycostlyhaving a high price; "costly jewelry"; "high-priced merchandise"; "much too dear for my pocketbook"; "a pricey restaurant"
courtlycourtlyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman"
curtlycurtlyin a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"
cutelycutelyin an attractive manner; "how cunningly the olive-green dress with its underskirt of rose-brocade fitted her perfect figure"
daftlydaftlyin a mildly insane manner; "the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily"
deftlydeftlyin a deft manner; "Lois deftly removed her scarf"
faintlyfaintlyto a faint degree or weakly perceived; "between him and the dim light a form was outlined faintly"; "stars shining faintly through the overcast"; "could hear his distant shouts only faintly"; "the rumors weren't even faintly true"
firstlyfirstlybefore anything else; "first we must consider the garter snake"
fitlyfitlyin an appropriate manner; "he was appropriately dressed"
flatlyflatlyin an unqualified manner; "he flatly denied the charges"
fleetlyfleetlyin a swift manner; "she moved swiftly"
gentlygentlywith little weight or force; "she kissed him lightly on the forehead"
ghastlyghastlyshockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
ghostlyghostlyresembling or characteristic of a phantom; "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"
greatlygreatlyto an extraordinary extent or degree; "he improved greatly"
HartleyHartleyEnglish philosopher who introduced the theory of the association of ideas (1705-1757)
hotlyhotlyin a heated manner; "`To say I am behind the strike is so much nonsense,' declared Mr Harvey heatedly"; "the children were arguing hotly"
jointlyjointlyin conjunction with; combined; "our salaries put together couldn't pay for the damage"; "we couldn't pay for the damages with all our salaries put together"
justlyjustlyin accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him"
knightlyknightlybeing attentive to women like an ideal knight
lastlylastlythe item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values"
latelylatelyin the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"
lightlylightlywith indifference or without dejection; "he took it lightly"
moistlymoistlyin a damp manner; "a scarf was tied round her head but the rebellious curl had escaped and hung damply over her left eye"
mostlymostlyin large part; mainly or chiefly; "These accounts are largely inactive"
motleymotleya multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England
mutelymutelywithout speaking; "he sat mutely next to her"
neatlyneatlywith neatness; "she put the slippers under the bed neatly"
nightlynightlyhappening every night; "nightly television now goes on until 3:00 or 4:00 a.m."
outlawoutlawsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
outlayoutlaythe act of spending or disbursing money
partlypartlyin part; in some degree; not wholly; "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"
pertlypertlyin an impudent or impertinent manner; "a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently"
portlyportlyeuphemisms for `fat'; "men are portly and women are stout"
promptlypromptlyin a punctual manner; "he did his homework promptly"
quaintlyquaintlyin a quaint old-fashioned manner; "the room was quaintly furnished"
rightlyrightlywith honesty; "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"
saintlysaintlymarked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
shortlyshortlyin the near future; "the doctor will soon be here"; "the book will appear shortly"; "she will arrive presently"; "we should have news before long"
sightlysightlyvery pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens"
slightlyslightlyto a small degree or extent; "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"
smartlysmartlyin a stylish manner; "He was smartly dressed"
smoothlysmoothlywith no problems or difficulties; "put the plans into effect quickly and smoothly"; "despite of some mishaps, everything went swimmingly"
softlysoftlywith low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"
sprightlysprightlyfull of spirit and vitality; "a sprightly young girl"; "a sprightly dance"
statelystatelyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman"
stoutlystoutlyin a resolute manner; "he was stoutly replying to his critics"
strictlystrictlyrestricted to something; "we talked strictly business"
subtlysubtlyin a subtle manner; "late nineteenth-century French opera at its most beautiful, subtly romantic with a twilight melancholy"
sweetlysweetlyin 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"
swiftlyswiftlyin a swift manner; "she moved swiftly"
tartlytartlyin a tart manner; "`Never mind your immortal soul,' she said tartly"
tautlytautlyin a taut manner; "the rope was tautly stretched"
tightlytightlysecurely fixed or fastened; "the window was tightly sealed"
tritelytritelyin a trite manner; "tritely expressed emotions"
vastlyvastlyto an exceedingly great extent or degree; "He had vastly overestimated his resources"; "was immensely more important to the project as a scientist than as an administrator"
whitlowwhitlowa purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail
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Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abjectlyabjectlyin a hopeless resigned manner; "she shrugged her shoulders abjectly"
abruptlyabruptlyquickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
absentlyabsentlyin an absentminded or preoccupied manner; "he read the letter absently"
abstractlyabstractlyin abstract terms
acutelyacutelyhaving a rapid onset; "an acutely debilitating virus"
adroitlyadroitlywith adroitness; in an adroit manner; "he handled the situation adroitly"
alertlyalertlyin mentally perceptive and responsive way; "she got through the day alertly, despite being on drugs"
ancientlyancientlyin ancient times; long ago; "a concern with what may have happened anciently"
antliaantliaa faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Vela
ardentlyardentlyin an ardent manner; "the spirit of God knew very well that there was a deeper question to be settled before there could be the intervention in power that was so ardently desired"
astutelyastutelyin a shrewd manner; "he invested his fortune astutely"; "he was acutely insightful"
blatantlyblatantlyin a blatant manner; "they blatantly violated the laws"
buoyantlybuoyantlyin a cheerfully buoyant manner; "we accepted the opportunity buoyantly"
cattleyacattleyaany orchid of the genus Cattleya characterized by a three-lobed lip enclosing the column; among the most popular and most extravagantly beautiful orchids known
compactlycompactlytaking up no more space than necessary; "liquid food compactly stored in a pressurized tank"
completelycompletelyto a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"
concretelyconcretelyin concrete terms; "concretely, this meant that he was broke"
conjointlyconjointlyin conjunction with; combined; "our salaries put together couldn't pay for the damage"; "we couldn't pay for the damages with all our salaries put together"
constantlyconstantlywithout interruption; "the world is constantly changing"
contritelycontritelyin a rueful manner; "`I made a big mistake,' he said ruefully"
correctlycorrectlyin an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"
corruptlycorruptlyin a corrupt manner
covertlycovertlyin a covert manner; "he did it covertly"
currentlycurrentlyat this time or period; now; "he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations"; "currently they live in Connecticut"
decentlydecentlyin the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
devoutlydevoutlyin a devout and pious manner; "she was devoutly Catholic"
directlydirectlywithout delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"
discreetlydiscreetlywith discretion; prudently and with wise self-restraint; "I sent for the sergeant of the platoon both men were in and asked him to try to find out discreetly what lay behind this"
distantlydistantlyfrom or at a distance; "dimly, distantly, voices sounded in the stillness"
distinctlydistinctlyclear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment; "it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation"
earnestlyearnestlyin a serious manner; "talking earnestly with his son"; "she started studying snakes in earnest"; "a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce"
erectlyerectlyin a straight-backed manner; "the old man still walks erectly"
exactlyexactlyindicating exactness or preciseness; "he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"; "it was just as he said--the jewel was gone"; "it has just enough salt"
expertlyexpertlyin an expert manner; "he repaired the TV set expertly"
ferventlyferventlywith passionate fervor; "both those for and against are fervently convinced they speak for the great majority of the people"; "a fierily opinionated book"
finitelyfinitelywith a finite limit; "there are finitely many solutions to this problem"
flagrantlyflagrantlyin a flagrant manner; "he is flagrantly disregarding the law"
flippantlyflippantlyin a flippant manner; "he answered the reporters' questions flippantly"; "this cannot be airily explained to your children"
fluentlyfluentlyin a fluent manner; "she speaks French fluently"
forthrightlyforthrightlydirectly and without evasion; not roundabout; "to face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point"
fortnightlyfortnightlyoccurring every two weeks
gallantlygallantlyin a gallant manner; "he gallantly offered to take her home"
heir-at-lawheir-at-lawthe person legally entitled to inherit the property of someone who dies intestate
honestlyhonestlyin an honest manner; "in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"
ineptlyineptlywith ineptitude; in an incompetent manner; "he performed his functions ineptly"
innatelyinnatelyin an innate manner; "the child is said to be innately disposed to learn language"
instantlyinstantlywithout any delay; "he was killed outright"
intentlyintentlywith strained or eager attention; "listened intently"; "stood watching intently"
iratelyiratelyin an irate manner; "`Get out,' he shouted irately"
lenientlylenientlyin a permissively lenient manner; "he felt incensed that Tarrant should have been treated so leniently given his crime"
licitlylicitlyin a manner acceptable to common custom; "you cannot do this legitimately!"
minutelyminutelyin minute detail; "our inability to see everything minutely and clearly is due merely to the infirmity of our senses"
modestlymodestlywith modesty; in a modest manner; "the dissertation was entitled, modestly, `Remarks about a play by Shakespeare'"
momentlymomentlyat any moment; "she will be with you momently"
ornatelyornatelyin an ornate manner; "the cradle was ornately carved"
overtlyovertlyin an overt manner; "he did it overtly"
palmatelypalmatelyin a palmate manner; "palmately cleft"
patentlypatentlyunmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"
patientlypatientlywith patience; in a patient manner; "he patiently played with the child"
perfectlyperfectlycompletely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"
philatelyphilatelythe collection and study of postage stamps
pinnatelypinnatelyhaving a pinnate shape; "a pinnately compound leaf"
piquantlypiquantlywith strong spices; in a spicy manner; "the soup was spicily flavored"
pleasantlypleasantlyin an enjoyable manner; "we spent a pleasantly lazy afternoon"
poignantlypoignantlyin a poignant or touching manner; "she spoke poignantly"
politelypolitelyin a polite manner; "the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'"
potentlypotentlyin a manner having a powerful influence; "Clytemnestra's ghost crying in the night for vengeance remained most potently in the audience's mind"
prescientlyprescientlywith foresight; "more presciently than they superiors, these workers grasped the economic situation"
presentlypresentlyin the near future; "the doctor will soon be here"; "the book will appear shortly"; "she will arrive presently"; "we should have news before long"
priestlypriestlybefitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood; "priestly dedication to the people of his parish"
privatelyprivatelykept private or confined to those intimately concerned; "it was discussed privately between the two men"; "privately, she thought differently"; "some member of his own party hoped privately for his defeat"; "he was questioned in private"
prudentlyprudentlyin a prudent manner; "I had allotted my own bedroom for necking, prudently removing both the bed and the key, and taken both myself and my typewriter into my son's bedroom."
prurientlyprurientlyin a prurient manner
pungentlypungentlywith a pungent taste or smell; "the soup was pungently flavored"
quietlyquietlywith low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"
rampantlyrampantlyin an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here"
recentlyrecentlyin the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"
remotelyremotelyto a remote degree; "it is remotely possible"
robustlyrobustlyin a robust manner; "he was robustly built"
sapientlysapientlyin a shrewd manner; "he invested his fortune astutely"; "he was acutely insightful"
secretlysecretlynot openly; inwardly; "they were secretly delighted at his embarrassment"; "hoped secretly she would change her mind"
sedatelysedatelyin a sedate manner
silentlysilentlywithout speaking; "he sat mutely next to her"
steadfastlysteadfastlywith resolute determination; "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"
stridentlystridentlyin a strident manner; "the cheap clock ticked stridently"
stringentlystringentlyin a stringent manner; "the laws are stringently enforced"; "stringently controlled"
succinctlysuccinctlywith concise and precise brevity; to the point; "Please state your case as succinctly as possible"; "he wrote compactly but clearly"
tacitlytacitlyin a tacit manner; by unexpressed agreement; "they are tacitly expected to work 10 hours a day"
transientlytransientlyfor a very short time; "these three pions may actually be joined together transiently as a compound particle during the interchange process"
tread-softlytread-softlya stinging herb of tropical America
trenchantlytrenchantlyin a vigorous and effective manner; "he defended his client's civil rights trenchantly"
unjustlyunjustlyin an unjust manner; "he was unjustly singled out for punishment"
unsightlyunsightlyunpleasant to look at; "unsightly billboards"
uprightlyuprightlyin an upright position
urgentlyurgentlywith great urgency; "health care reform is needed urgently"; "the soil desperately needed potash"
vacantlyvacantlyin a vacant manner; "she was staring vacantly into the room"
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Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
absolutelyabsolutelytotally and definitely; without question; "we are absolutely opposed to the idea"; "he forced himself to lie absolutely still"; "iron is absolutely necessary"
abundantlyabundantlyin an abundant manner; "they were abundantly supplied with food"; "he thanked her profusely"
accuratelyaccuratelywith few mistakes; "he works very accurately"
adamantlyadamantlyinflexibly; unshakably; "adamantly opposed to the marriage"
adequatelyadequatelyin an adequate manner or to an adequate degree; "he was adequately prepared"
advertentlyadvertentlyin a careful deliberate manner
alternatelyalternatelyin an alternating sequence or position; "They were deglycerolized by alternately centrifuging and mixing"; "he planted fir and pine trees alternately"
antliaeantliaa faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Vela
apparentlyapparentlyunmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"
arrogantlyarrogantlyin an arrogant manner; "in the old days she had been harsh and stiff ; afraid of her husband and yet arrogantly proud that she had a husband strong and fierce enough to make her afraid"
benignantlybenignantlyin a benign manner; "this drug is benignly soporific"
brilliantlybrilliantlyin an extremely intelligent way; "he solved the problem brilliantly"
circumspectlycircumspectlyin a cagey manner; "`I don't know yet,' he answered cagily"
coherentlycoherentlyin a coherent manner; "she could not talk coherently after the accident"
coincidentlycoincidentlyhappening at the same time
competentlycompetentlywith competence; in a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"
complacentlycomplacentlyin a self-satisfied manner; "he complacently lived out his life as a village school teacher"
concurrentlyconcurrentlyoverlapping in duration; "concurrently with the conference an exhibition of things associated with Rutherford was held"; "going to school and holding a job at the same time"
confidentlyconfidentlywith confidence; in a confident manner; "we have to do what is right confidently"
consistentlyconsistentlyin a systematic or consistent manner; "they systematically excluded women"
convenientlyconvenientlyin a convenient manner; "the switch was conveniently located"
coordinatelycoordinatelyin a coordinated manner
defiantlydefiantlyin a rebellious manner; "he rejected her words rebelliously"
definitelydefinitelywithout question and beyond doubt; "it was decidedly too expensive"; "she told him off in spades"; "by all odds they should win"
delicatelydelicatelyin a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"
desolatelydesolatelyin grief-stricken loneliness; without comforting circumstances or prospects
desperatelydesperatelywith great urgency; "health care reform is needed urgently"; "the soil desperately needed potash"
despondentlydespondentlywith desperation; "`Why can't you understand?,' she asked despairingly"
differentlydifferentlyin another and different manner; "very soon you will know differently"; "she thought otherwise"; "there is no way out other than the fire escape";
diffidentlydiffidentlyin a diffident manner; "`Oh, well,' he shrugged diffidently, `I like the work.'"
digitatelydigitatelyin a digitate manner
diligentlydiligentlywith diligence; in a diligent manner; "we may diligently observe the Lord's supper on the first day of the week, diligently preach the gospel, or minister to the saint"
discordantlydiscordantlyin a discordant manner; "the piece ended discordantly"
dishonestlydishonestlyin a corrupt and deceitful manner; "he acted dishonestly when he gave the contract to his best friend"
dissolutelydissolutelyin a dissolute way
ebullientlyebullientlyin an ebullient manner; "Khrushchev ebulliently promised to supply rockets for the protection of Cuba against American aggression"
efficientlyefficientlywith efficiency; in an efficient manner; "he functions efficiently"
elegantlyelegantlyin a gracefully elegant manner; "the members of these groups do not express themselves as accurately or as elegantly as their critics do"
eminentlyeminentlyin an eminent manner; "two subjects on which he was eminently qualified to make an original contribution"
eruditelyeruditelywith erudition; in an erudite manner; "he talked eruditely about Indian mythology"
evidentlyevidentlyunmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"
excellentlyexcellentlyextremely well; "he did splendidly in the exam"; "we got along famously"
expectantlyexpectantlyin an expectant manner; "she looked at him expectantly"
explicitlyexplicitlyin an explicit manner; "in his foreword Professor Clark puts it explicitly"
exquisitelyexquisitelyin a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"
exultantlyexultantlyin an exultant manner; "it was exultingly easy"
flamboyantlyflamboyantlyin a fancy colorful manner; "he dresses rather flamboyantly"
fortunatelyfortunatelyby good fortune; "fortunately the weather was good"
fraudulentlyfraudulentlyin a dishonest and fraudulent manner; "this money was fraudulently obtained"
frequentlyfrequentlymany times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"
hesitantlyhesitantlywith hesitation; in a hesitant manner; "he finally accepted hesitantly"
ignorantlyignorantlyin ignorance; in an ignorant manner; "they lived ignorantly in their own small world"
ile-st-louisile-st-louisisland in Paris on the Seine
illicitlyillicitlyin an illegal manner; "they dumped the waste illegally"
imminentlyimminentlyin an imminent manner
immodestlyimmodestlywithout modesty; in an immodest manner; "the book was entitled, immodestly, `All about Wisdom'"
impatientlyimpatientlywith impatience; in an impatient manner; "he answered her impatiently"
imperfectlyimperfectlyin an imperfect or faulty way; "The lobe was imperfectly developed"; "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen
implicitlyimplicitlywithout ever expressing so clearly; "he implicitly assumes that you know the answer"
impolitelyimpolitelyin an impolite manner; "he treated her impolitely"
importantlyimportantlyin an important way; "for centuries jellies have figured importantly among English desserts, particularly upon festive occasion"
impotentlyimpotentlyin a helpless manner; "the crowd watched him helplessly"
imprudentlyimprudentlyin an imprudent manner; "imprudently, he downed tools and ran home to make his wife happy"
impudentlyimpudentlyin an impudent or impertinent manner; "a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently"
incessantlyincessantlywithout interruption; "the world is constantly changing"
incompletelyincompletelynot to a full degree or extent; "words incompletely understood"; "a form filled out incompletely"
incorrectlyincorrectlyin an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"
indecentlyindecentlyin an indecent manner; "she was rather indecently dressed"
indignantlyindignantlyin an indignant manner; "Miss Burney protested indignantly, her long thin nose turning pink with mortification at this irreverent piece of mimicry"
indirectlyindirectlynot in a forthright manner; "he answered very indirectly"
indiscreetlyindiscreetlywithout discretion or wisdom or self-restraint; "she inquired indiscreetly after the state of his health"
indistinctlyindistinctlyin a dim indistinct manner; "we perceived the change only dimly"
indolentlyindolentlyin an indolent manner; "he lives indolently with his relatives"
indulgentlyindulgentlyin an indulgent manner; "I was indulgently advised to give the kids what they wanted unless I wished my son to be socially ostracised"
inexactlyinexactlyin an imprecise manner; "he expressed himself imprecisely"
inexpertlyinexpertlyin a crude and unskilled manner; "an inexpertly constructed lean-to"
infinitelyinfinitelycontinuing forever without end; "there are infinitely many possibilities"
inherentlyinherentlyin an inherent manner; "the subject matter is sexual activity of any overt kind, which is depicted as inherently desirable and exciting"
innocentlyinnocentlyin a naively innocent manner; "she smiled at him innocently"
insensatelyinsensatelyin an insensate manner
insistentlyinsistentlyin an insistent manner
insolentlyinsolentlyin an insolent manner; "he had replied insolently to his superiors"
intimatelyintimatelywith great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well"
intricatelyintricatelywith elaboration; "it was elaborately spelled out"
jubilantlyjubilantlyin a joyous manner; "they shouted happily"
maladroitlymaladroitlyin a maladroit manner; "he dealt with the situation maladroitly"
malignantlymalignantlyin a malignant manner, as of a tumor that spreads
manifestlymanifestlyunmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"
moderatelymoderatelyto a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
negligentlynegligentlyin a negligent manner; "he did his work negligently"
nonchalantlynonchalantlyin an unconcerned manner; "glanced casually at the headlines"
obduratelyobduratelyin a stubborn unregenerate manner; "she remained stubbornly in the same position"
observantlyobservantlyin an observant manner
obstinatelyobstinatelyin a stubborn unregenerate manner; "she remained stubbornly in the same position"
oppositelyoppositelyin an opposite position
opulentlyopulentlyin a sumptuous and opulent manner; "this government building is sumptuously appointed"
penitentlypenitentlyshowing remorse
permanentlypermanentlyfor a long time without essential change; "he is permanently disabled"
persistentlypersistentlywith persistence
pertinentlypertinentlyin a pertinent way; "what is singular about his use of them is that no other artist, of his time or any other, has painted them so directly, intimately and pertinently"
petulantlypetulantlyin a petulant manner; "he said testily; `Go away!'"
proficientlyproficientlyin a proficient manner; "he dealt proficiently with the problem"
profligatelyprofligatelyin a dissolute way
prominentlyprominentlyin a prominent way; "the new car was prominently displayed in the driveway"
providentlyprovidentlyin a provident manner; "providently, he had saved up some money for emergencies"
radiantlyradiantlyin a radiant manner; "the bride smiled radiantly"
recurrentlyrecurrentlyin a recurrent manner
relevantlyrelevantlywith relevance
reluctantlyreluctantlywith reluctance
repellentlyrepellentlyin a repellent manner; "repellently fat"
repentantlyrepentantlyshowing remorse
resolutelyresolutelyshowing firm determination or purpose; "she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him"; "he entered the building resolutely"
resplendentlyresplendentlyin an impressively beautiful manner; "the Princess was gorgeously dressed"
reticentlyreticentlywith reticence; in a reticent manner; "she answered the questions reticently"
reverentlyreverentlywith reverence; in a reverent manner; "he gazed reverently at the handiwork"
separatelyseparatelyapart from others; "taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"; "the fine points are treated singly"
sergeant-at-lawsergeant-at-lawan English barrister of the highest rank
serjeant-at-lawserjeant-at-lawan English barrister of the highest rank
somnolentlysomnolentlyin a drowsy manner; "`Time to get up,' she said drowsily"
subservientlysubservientlyin an obsequious manner; "she acts obsequiously toward her boss"
sufficientlysufficientlyto a sufficient degree; "she was sufficiently fluent in Mandarin"
temperatelytemperatelyin a sparing manner; without overindulgence; "he ate and drank abstemiously"; "indulged temperately in cocktails"
tolerantlytolerantlyin a tolerant manner; "he reacts rather tolerantly toward his son's juvenile behavior"
transparentlytransparentlyso as to allow the passage of light; "the red brilliance of the claret shines transparently in our glasses"
triumphantlytriumphantlyin a triumphant manner; "she shouted triumphantly"
truculentlytruculentlyin a defiantly truculent manner; "the boy looked up truculently at his teacher"
turbulentlyturbulentlyin a stormy or violent manner
ultimatelyultimatelyas the end result of a succession or process; "ultimately he had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over"
unpleasantlyunpleasantlyin an unpleasant manner; "he had been unpleasantly surprised"
unpriestlyunpriestlynot priestly; unbefitting a priest; "unpriestly behavior"
unquietlyunquietlywith agitation or turbulence
valiantlyvaliantlywith valor; in a valiant manner; "he fought valiantly until the end"
vehementlyvehementlyin a vehement manner; "he vehemently denied the accusations against him"
vigilantlyvigilantlyin a watchful manner
violentlyviolentlyin a violent manner; "they attacked violently"
virulentlyvirulentlyin a virulent manner; "an old woman advanced a few paces to shake her fist virulently in my face"
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Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
aerophilatelyaerophilatelythe collection and study of airmail stamps
antecedentlyantecedentlyat an earlier time or formerly; "she had previously lived in Chicago"; "he was previously president of a bank"; "better than anything previously proposed"; "a previously unquestioned attitude"; "antecedently arranged"
appropriatelyappropriatelyin an appropriate manner; "he was appropriately dressed"
approximatelyapproximately(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"
articulatelyarticulatelyin an articulate manner; "he argued articulately for his plan"
belligerentlybelligerentlywith hostility; in a belligerent hostile manner; "he pushed her against the wall belligerently"
benevolentlybenevolentlyin a benevolent manner; "she looked on benevolently"
consequentlyconsequently(sentence connectors) because of the reason given; "consequently, he didn't do it"; "continued to have severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor"
consideratelyconsideratelyin a considerate manner; "they considerately withdrew"
counselor-at-lawcounselor-at-lawa lawyer who pleads cases in court
deliberatelydeliberatelywith intention; in an intentional manner; "he used that word intentionally"; "I did this by choice"
disconsolatelydisconsolatelyin grief-stricken loneliness; without comforting circumstances or prospects
elaboratelyelaboratelywith elaboration; "it was elaborately spelled out"
eloquentlyeloquentlyin an articulate manner; "he argued articulately for his plan"
exorbitantlyexorbitantlyto an exorbitant degree; "prices are exorbitantly high in the capital"
expedientlyexpedientlyin an expedient manner
extravagantlyextravagantlyin a rich and lavish manner; "lavishly decorated"
exuberantlyexuberantlyin an ebullient manner; "Khrushchev ebulliently promised to supply rockets for the protection of Cuba against American aggression"
immaculatelyimmaculatelyin an immaculate manner; "gone was the casually dressed Canadian she had thought a backwoodsman--this man was immaculately tailored"
immediatelyimmediatelywithout delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"
immoderatelyimmoderatelyto a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation; "his prices are unreasonably high"
impenitentlyimpenitentlyin an impenitent manner; "he repeated his position unrepentantly"
impertinentlyimpertinentlyin an impudent or impertinent manner; "a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently"
importunatelyimportunatelyin a beseeching manner; "`You must help me,' she said imploringly"
improvidentlyimprovidentlyin an improvident manner; "he lived improvidently for the moment"
inaccuratelyinaccuratelyin an inaccurate manner; "this student works rather inaccurately and sloppily"
inadequatelyinadequatelyin an inadequate manner or to an inadequate degree; "the temporary camps were inadequately equipped"
inadvertentlyinadvertentlywithout knowledge or intention; "he unwittingly deleted the references"
incoherentlyincoherentlyin an incoherent manner; "he talked incoherently when he drank too much"
incompetentlyincompetentlyin an incompetent manner; "he did the job rather incompetently"
inconsistentlyinconsistentlywithout showing consistency; "he acted inconsistently when he bought these stocks"
inconvenientlyinconvenientlyin an inconvenient manner; "he arrived at an inconveniently late hour"
indefinitelyindefinitelyto an indefinite extent; for an indefinite time; "this could go on indefinitely"
independentlyindependentlyon your own; without outside help; "the children worked on the project independently"
indifferentlyindifferentlywith indifference; in an indifferent manner; "she shrugged indifferently"
inefficientlyinefficientlyin an inefficient manner; "he dealt inefficiently with the crisis"
inelegantlyinelegantlywithout elegance
infrequentlyinfrequentlynot many times; "in your 1850 church you not infrequently find a dramatic contrast between the sumptuous appointments of the building itself and the inhuman barrack-like living conditions in the church room"
inordinatelyinordinatelyextremely; "she was inordinately smart"; "it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate"
insufficientlyinsufficientlyto an insufficient degree; "he was insufficiently prepared"
intelligentlyintelligentlyin an intelligent manner; "she acted intelligently in this difficult situation"
intemperatelyintemperatelyindulging excessively; "he drank heavily"
intermittentlyintermittentlyin an intermittent manner; "intermittently we questioned the barometer"
intolerantlyintolerantlyin a narrow-minded manner; "his illiberally biased way of thinking"
irrelevantlyirrelevantlyin an irrelevant manner; "suddenly and irrelevantly, she asked him for money"
irresolutelyirresolutelylacking determination or decisiveness
irreverentlyirreverentlyin an irreverent manner; "in the seventeenth century England had known fifty years of doctrinal quarrels and civil war; clergymen had been turned from their cures, and churches irreverently used"
legitimatelylegitimatelyin a lawfully recognized manner; "let's get married so our child can be born legitimately"
luxuriantlyluxuriantlyin an elegantly luxuriant way; "this suave, culture-loving and luxuriantly good-looking M.P.represents the car-workers of Coventry"
magnificentlymagnificentlyextremely well; "he did splendidly in the exam"; "we got along famously"
malevolentlymalevolentlyin a malevolent manner; "she gossips malevolently"
munificentlymunificentlyin a generous manner; "he gave liberally to several charities"
nonviolentlynonviolentlywithout violence; "the government was overthrown nonviolently, but the dictator was killed"
obedientlyobedientlyin an obedient manner; "obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking"
passionatelypassionatelyin a stormy or violent manner
precipitatelyprecipitatelyat breakneck speed; "burst headlong through the gate"
predominantlypredominantlymuch greater in number or influence; "the patients are predominantly indigenous"
preeminentlypreeminentlyto a preeminent degree; with superiority or distinction above others; in a preeminent manner; "a wide variety of pre-eminently contemporary scenes"
pre-eminentlypre-eminentlyto a preeminent degree; with superiority or distinction above others; in a preeminent manner; "a wide variety of pre-eminently contemporary scenes"
preponderantlypreponderantlymuch greater in number or influence; "the patients are predominantly indigenous"
reminiscentlyreminiscentlyin a reminiscent manner; "she spoke reminiscently of her days in college"
self-evidentlyself-evidentlyin a self-evident manner
self-indulgentlyself-indulgentlyin a self-indulgent manner
significantlysignificantlyin a significant manner; "our budget will be significantly affected by these new cuts"
subsequentlysubsequentlyhappening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"; "it didn't happen until afterward"; "two hours after that"
unfortunatelyunfortunatelyby bad luck; "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"
unrepentantlyunrepentantlyin an impenitent manner; "he repeated his position unrepentantly"
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Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
affectionatelyaffectionatelywith affection; "she loved him dearly"; "he treats her affectionately"
compassionatelycompassionatelyin a compassionate manner; "the nurse looked at him pityingly"
disobedientlydisobedientlyin a disobedient manner; "he went ahead disobediently and did what his supervisor had warned him not to do"
dispassionatelydispassionatelyin an impartially dispassionate manner; "although he was looking at the other girl, he did so dispassionately"
extortionatelyextortionatelyto an exorbitant degree; "prices are exorbitantly high in the capital"
grandiloquentlygrandiloquentlyin a rhetorically grandiloquent manner; "the orator spoke magniloquently"
illegitimatelyillegitimatelyof biological parents not married to each other; "this child was born illegitimately"
inappropriatelyinappropriatelyin an inappropriate manner; "he was inappropriately dressed"
inarticulatelyinarticulatelyin an inarticulate manner; "he talked inarticulately about the accident that had just taken his wife's life"
inconsequentlyinconsequentlylacking consequence; "`You're so beautifully dressed,' she said and added quite inconsequentially, `Can you stay the night?'"
inconsideratelyinconsideratelywithout consideration; in an inconsiderate manner; "inconsiderately, he asked to be invited for dinner"
indiscriminatelyindiscriminatelyin a random manner; "the houses were randomly scattered"; "bullets were fired into the crowd at random"
ineloquentlyineloquentlywithout eloquence; in an inarticulate manner; "the freshman expresses his thoughts inarticulately"
inexpedientlyinexpedientlyin an inexpedient manner
insignificantlyinsignificantlynot to a significant degree or amount; "Our budget will only be insignificantly affected by these new cuts"
intermediatelyintermediatelyto an intermediate degree; "intermediately hot"
magniloquentlymagniloquentlyin a rhetorically grandiloquent manner; "the orator spoke magniloquently"
proportionatelyproportionatelyin proportion
unintelligentlyunintelligentlyin an unintelligent manner; "he acted rather unintelligently in this crisis"
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Rhymes with 7 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
disproportionatelydisproportionatelyto a disproportionate degree; "his benefits were disproportionately generous"
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