Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: lovely


Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
bravelybravelyin a courageous manner; "bravely he went into the burning house"
gravelygravelyto a severe or serious degree; "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill"
livelylivelyfull of spirit; "a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world"
lovelylovelya very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
naivelynaivelyin a naive manner; "he believed, naively, that she would leave him her money"

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
activelyactivelyin an active manner; "he participated actively in the war"
concavelyconcavelyin a concave way; "shaped concavely"
creativelycreativelyin a creative manner; "she solved the problem creatively"
cursivelycursivelyin a cursive manner
furtivelyfurtivelyin a furtive manner; "the soldiers were furtively crawling through the night"
massivelymassivelyto a massive degree or in a massive manner; "tonight the haddock were shoaling massively in three hundred fathoms"
passivelypassivelyin a passive manner; "he listened passively"
pensivelypensivelyin a pensive manner; "pensively he stared at the painting"
plaintivelyplaintivelyin a plaintive manner; "the last note of the song rang out plaintively"
restivelyrestivelyin a restive manner; "he sat down again, restively"
sportivelysportivelyin a merry sportive manner
suavelysuavelywith suavity; in a suave manner; "he is suavely charming and all the ladies love him"
unlovelyunlovelywithout beauty or charm

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abortivelyabortivelyin an unfruitful manner
abusivelyabusivelyin an abusive manner; "he behaved abusively toward his children"
adjectivelyadjectivelyas an adjective; "nouns are frequently used adjectively"
aggressivelyaggressivelyin an aggressive manner; "she was being sharply questioned"
assertivelyassertivelyin an assertive manner; "`I will take care of my own life,' she said assertively"
attentivelyattentivelywith attention; in an attentive manner; "he listened attentively"
attractivelyattractivelyin a beautiful manner; "her face was beautifully made up"
cognitivelycognitivelywith regard to cognition; "cognitively skillful"
collectivelycollectivelyin 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"
combativelycombativelyin a bellicose contentious manner; "`Don't trespass onto my property,' the neighbor shouted combatively"
compulsivelycompulsivelyin a compulsive manner; "he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk"
conclusivelyconclusivelyin a conclusive way; "we settled the problem conclusively"
constructivelyconstructivelyin a constructive manner; "it is my task to look critically and constructively at the flaws and the failures"
convulsivelyconvulsivelywith convulsions, in a convulsive way; "her leg twitched convulsively"
deceptivelydeceptivelyin a misleading way; "the exam looked deceptively easy"
decisivelydecisivelyin an indisputable degree; "the Fisher Act of 1918 decisively raised their status and pay"
defectivelydefectivelyin a defective manner; "this machine functions only defectively"
defensivelydefensivelyin a defensive manner; "the general conviction that our side is in the right and acting defensively over what Russians call the German question and Americans the Berlin crisis"
delusivelydelusivelyin a deceptive and unrealistic manner; "the village looked delusively near"
derisivelyderisivelyin a disrespectful and mocking manner; "`Sorry,' she repeated derisively"
descriptivelydescriptivelyby giving a description; "these topics need to be treated not just descriptively"
destructivelydestructivelyin a destructive manner; "he is destructively aggressive"
discursivelydiscursivelyin a rambling manner
disruptivelydisruptivelyin a disruptive manner
distinctivelydistinctivelyin an identifiably distinctive manner; "the distinctively conservative district of the county"
effectivelyeffectivelyin actuality or reality or fact; "she is effectively his wife"; "in effect, they had no choice"
effusivelyeffusivelyin an effusive manner; "the critics praised her effusively"
evasivelyevasivelywith evasion; in an evasive manner; "her husband seemed to know many of the people who were named, but he replied evasively when asked who they were"
excessivelyexcessivelyto a degree exceeding normal or proper limits; "too big"
exclusivelyexclusivelywithout any others being included or involved; "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"
exhaustivelyexhaustivelyin an exhaustive manner; "we searched the files thoroughly"
expansivelyexpansivelyin an ebullient manner; "Khrushchev ebulliently promised to supply rockets for the protection of Cuba against American aggression"
expensivelyexpensivelyin an expensive manner; "an expensively dressed little man turned a corner and approached her"
explosivelyexplosivelysuddenly and rapidly; "the population in Central America is growing explosively"
expressivelyexpressivelywith expression; in an expressive manner; "she gave the order to the waiter, using her hands very expressively"
extensivelyextensivelyin a widespread way; "oxidation ponds are extensively used for sewage treatment in the Midwest"
impassivelyimpassivelyin an impassive manner; "he submitted impassively to his arrest"
impressivelyimpressivelyin an impressive manner; "the students progressed impressively fast"
impulsivelyimpulsivelyin an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions; "he often acts impulsively and later regrets it"
incisivelyincisivelyin a precise manner; "she always expressed herself precisely"
inscriptivelyinscriptivelyby means of an inscription
instinctivelyinstinctivelyas a matter of instinct; "he instinctively grabbed the knife"
instructivelyinstructivelyin an informative manner
intensivelyintensivelyin an intensive manner; "he studied the snake intensively"
intuitivelyintuitivelyin an intuitive manner; "inventors seem to have chosen intuitively a combination of explosive and aggressive sounds as warning signals to be used on automobiles"
inventivelyinventivelyin an inventive manner; "Picasso's liberated shapes and excitingly applied and inventively combined colours"
negativelynegativelyin a negative way; "he was negatively inclined"
objectivelyobjectivelywith objectivity; "we must look at the facts objectively"
obsessivelyobsessivelyin a compulsive manner; "he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk"
obstructivelyobstructivelyin an obstructive manner; "he acted very obstructively when we tried to carry out our project"
obtrusivelyobtrusivelyin an obtrusive manner
offensivelyoffensivelyin an aggressive manner; "`In this crisis, we must act offensively,' the President said"; "the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean"
oppressivelyoppressivelyin a heavy and oppressive way; "it was oppressively hot in the office"
perceptivelyperceptivelyin a perceptive manner
permissivelypermissivelyin a permissive manner
pervasivelypervasivelyin a pervasive manner
positivelypositivelyextremely; "it was positively monumental"
possessivelypossessivelyin a possessive manner; "he was sleeping, one arm flung possessively across his wife"
presumptivelypresumptivelyby reasonable assumption; "presumably, he missed the train"
primitivelyprimitivelyin a primitive style or manner; "rather primitively operated foundries"
productivelyproductivelyin a productive way; "they worked together productively for two years"
progressivelyprogressivelyadvancing in amount or intensity; "she became increasingly depressed"
protectivelyprotectivelyin a protective manner; "he bent protectively over the woman"
punitivelypunitivelyin a punishing manner
receptivelyreceptivelyin a receptive manner
reflectivelyreflectivelyin a reflective manner; "he watched her reflectively"
relativelyrelativelyin a relative manner; by comparison to something else; "the situation is relatively calm now"
repulsivelyrepulsivelyin an offensive and hateful manner; "I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably"
respectivelyrespectivelyin the order given; "the brothers were called Felix and Max, respectively"
restrictivelyrestrictivelyin a restrictive manner; "this relative clause is used restrictively"
retentivelyretentivelyin a retentive manner
retroactivelyretroactivelyafter the fact; "he will get paid retroactively"
secretivelysecretivelyin a secretive manner; with a preference for secrecy; "the teacher raised a hand to him, slightly and secretively, because he was her favorite"
seductivelyseductivelyin a tempting seductive manner; "she smiled at him seductively"
selectivelyselectivelyby selection; in a selective manner; "we choose our students very selectively"
sensitivelysensitivelyin a sensitive manner; "she questioned the rape victim very sensitively about the attack"
subjectivelysubjectivelyin a subjective way; "you cannot look at these facts subjectively"
submissivelysubmissivelyin a servile manner; "he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor"
successivelysuccessivelyin proper order or sequence; "talked to each child in turn"; "the stable became in turn a chapel and then a movie theater"
suggestivelysuggestivelyin a suggestive manner; "she smiled suggestively"
talkativelytalkativelyin a chatty loquacious manner; "`When I was young,' she continued loquaciously, `I used to do all sorts of naughty things'"
tentativelytentativelyin a tentative manner; "we agreed tentatively on a dinner date"
transitivelytransitivelyin a transitive manner; "you can use the verb `eat' transitively or intransitively"
vindictivelyvindictivelyin a vindictive, revengeful manner; "he plotted vindictively against his former superiors"

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
affirmativelyaffirmativelyin an affirmative manner
alternativelyalternativelyin place of, or as an alternative to; "Felix became a herpetologist instead"; "alternatively we could buy a used car"
appositivelyappositivelyin an appositive manner; "this adjective is used appositively"
apprehensivelyapprehensivelywith anxiety or apprehension; "we watched anxiously"
attributivelyattributivelyin an attributive manner; "the genitive noun is used attributively"
comparativelycomparativelyin a relative manner; by comparison to something else; "the situation is relatively calm now"
competitivelycompetitivelyin competition; "the companies should bid competitively"
comprehensivelycomprehensivelyin an all-inclusive manner
consecutivelyconsecutivelyin a consecutive manner; "he was consecutively ill, then well, then ill again"
conservativelyconservativelyin a conservative manner; "we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000."
cooperativelycooperativelyin close cooperation; "they work hand in glove"
counteractivelycounteractivelyin a counteractive manner
cumulativelycumulativelyin a cumulative manner; "mind has become self-reproducing through man's capacity to transmit experience and its products cumulatively"
decorativelydecorativelyin a decorative manner; "used decoratively at Christmas"
demonstrativelydemonstrativelyin a demonstrative manner; "he greeted her demonstratively"
deprecativelydeprecativelyin a deprecative manner
distributivelydistributivelyin a distributive manner; "marine vertebrates have their weight supported distributively by the water"
figurativelyfigurativelyin a figurative sense; "figuratively speaking,..."
imperativelyimperativelyin an imperative and commanding manner
inattentivelyinattentivelyin an absentminded or preoccupied manner; "he read the letter absently"
inconclusivelyinconclusivelynot conclusively; "the meeting ended inconclusively"
indecisivelyindecisivelywithout finality; inconclusively; "the battle ended indecisively; neither side had clearly won but neither side admitted defeat"
ineffectivelyineffectivelyin an ineffective manner; "he dealt with the problem rather ineffectively"
inexpensivelyinexpensivelywith little expenditure of money; "I bought this car very cheaply"
inexpressivelyinexpressivelywithout expression; in an inexpressive manner; "she looked at him inexpressively"
informativelyinformativelyin an informative manner
inoffensivelyinoffensivelyin a not unpleasantly offensive manner; "that wretched beast, the elephant, breathing inoffensively not a pace behind me"
inquisitivelyinquisitivelywith curiosity; "the baby looked around curiously"
insensitivelyinsensitivelyin an insensitive manner; "the police officer questioned the woman rather insensitively about the attack"
intransitivelyintransitivelyin an intransitive manner; "you can use the verb `drink' intransitively, without a direct object"
legislativelylegislativelyby legislation; "legislatively determined"
meditativelymeditativelyin a meditative manner; "round and round, while meditatively, as a cow chewing the cud, he let his eyes rest on the flat water ahead of him"
operativelyoperativelyin a manner to produce an effect
pejorativelypejorativelyin a pejorative manner; "I am not using the word pejoratively"
penetrativelypenetrativelywith ability to see into deeply; "the author treats his subject penetratingly"
persuasivelypersuasivelyin a persuasive manner; "this essay argues so persuasively..."
predicativelypredicativelyoccurring within the predicate phrase; "predicatively used adjectives"
prohibitivelyprohibitivelyto a prohibitive degree; "it is prohibitively expensive"
provocativelyprovocativelyin a provocative manner; "`Try it,' he said provocatively"
qualitativelyqualitativelyin a qualitative manner; "this discoloration qualitatively suggests that the substance is low in inorganic iron"
quantitativelyquantitativelyin a quantitative manner; "this can be expressed quantitatively"
repetitivelyrepetitivelyin a repetitive manner; "this type of border display is used repetitively in advertising"
reprehensivelyreprehensivelyin a shameful manner; "the garden was criminally neglected"
retrospectivelyretrospectivelyin a manner contemplative of past events; "retrospectively, he seems like a great artist"
speculativelyspeculativelywith speculation; in a speculative manner; "he looked at her speculatively"
superlativelysuperlativelyto a superlative degree
unassertivelyunassertivelyin an unassertive manner; "unassertively, she always follows her husband's suggestions"
unattractivelyunattractivelyin an unattractive manner; "she was unattractively dressed last night"
unimpressivelyunimpressivelyin an unimpressive manner; "she scored unimpressively low in the first round of the competition"
uninstructivelyuninstructivelyin an uninformative manner; "`I can't tell you when the manager will arrive,' he said rather uninformatively"
unobtrusivelyunobtrusivelyin an unobtrusive manner; "messengers were moving unobtrusively over the jet-black mountain ranges, bearing confidential tidings from sheikhdom to sheikhdom"
unproductivelyunproductivelyin an unproductive manner

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
administrativelyadministrativelyby or for an administrator; "this decision was made administratively"
alliterativelyalliterativelyin an alliterative manner; "the early Norse poets wrote alliteratively"
appreciativelyappreciativelywith appreciation; in a grateful manner; "he accepted my offer appreciatively"
argumentativelyargumentativelyin a disputatious manner
authoritativelyauthoritativelyin an authoritative and magisterial manner; "she spoke authoritatively"
counterintuitivelycounterintuitivelyin a counterintuitive manner
imaginativelyimaginativelywith imagination; "the room was decorated very imaginatively"
interrogativelyinterrogativelywith curiosity; "the baby looked around curiously"
multiplicativelymultiplicativelyin a multiplicative manner; "the errors increased multiplicatively"
noncompetitivelynoncompetitivelyin a noncompetitive manner; "the scholarships will be awarded noncompetitively"
postoperativelypostoperativelyafter the operation; "remove postoperatively"
radioactivelyradioactivelyin a radioactive manner; "radioactively labeled"
uninformativelyuninformativelyin an uninformative manner; "`I can't tell you when the manager will arrive,' he said rather uninformatively"

Rhymes with 7 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
unappreciativelyunappreciativelyin an ungrateful manner
unimaginativelyunimaginativelywithout imagination; "the stage sets were designed rather unimaginatively"

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