Near rhymes dictionary

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List of near rhymes for the word: seriously

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
slawslawbasically shredded cabbage
slayslaykill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
sleslean inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms
sleighsleigha vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
slewslay(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
slewslew(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
sloesloesmall sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
sloughsloughany outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)
slowslowlose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
sluesluemove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
slyslymarked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
baselybaselyin a despicable, ignoble manner; "this new leader meanly threatens the deepest values of our society"
bobsleighbobsleigha long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
BreslauBreslaua city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
bristlybristlyhaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"
closelycloselyin a close relation or position in time or space; "the onsets were closely timed"; "houses set closely together"; "was closely involved in monitoring daily progress"
coarselycoarselyin coarse pieces; "the surfaces were coarsely granular"
crosslycrosslyin an ill-natured manner; "she looked at her husband crossly"
drizzlydrizzlywet with light rain; "a sad drizzly day"; "a wet drippy day"
fiercelyfiercelyin a physically fierce manner; "silence broken by dogs barking ferociously"; "they fought fiercely"
frizzlyfrizzly(of hair) in small tight curls
go-slowgo-slowa form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers
grislygrislyshockingly 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"
gristlygristlydifficult to chew
grizzlygrizzlypowerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
grosslygrosslyin a gross manner
hoarselyhoarselyin a hoarse or husky voice; "`Excuse me,' he said hoarsely"
HuxleyHuxleyEnglish biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
islayislayan island of western Scotland at the southern end of the Inner Hebrides
laxlylaxlyin a permissively lenient manner; "he felt incensed that Tarrant should have been treated so leniently given his crime"
looselylooselyknitted in a loose manner; "loosely knit"
measlymeaslycontemptibly small in amount; "a measly tip"; "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"; "a paltry wage"; "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"
mislaymislayplace (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
mueslimueslimixture of untoasted dry cereals and fruits
nicelynicelyin a nice way; "a nicely painted house"
OsloOslothe capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
paisleypaisleya soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes
parsleyparsleyaromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food
PresleyPresleyUnited States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)
PriestleyPriestleyEnglish chemist who isolated many gases and discovered oxygen (independently of Scheele) (1733-1804)
princelyprincelyhaving the rank of or befitting a prince; "a princely bearing"; "princely manner"
pussleypussleyweedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
pusslypusslyweedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
scarcelyscarcelyonly a very short time before; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
sloughysloughy(of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
sparselysparselyin a sparse manner; "sparsely inhabited"
sprucelysprucelyin a stylish manner; "He was smartly dressed"
terselyterselyin a short and concise manner; "a particular bird, exactly and tersely described in the book of birds"
teslateslaUnited States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943)
thuslythuslyin the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)
vizslavizslaHungarian hunting dog resembling the Weimaraner but having a rich deep red coat
WesleyWesleyEnglish clergyman and founder of Methodism (1703-1791)
WinslowWinslowEnglish colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655)
wiselywiselyin a wise manner; "she acted wisely when she invited her parents"
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Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abstruselyabstruselyin a manner difficult to understand; "the professor's abstrusely reasoned theories were wasted on his students"
adverselyadverselyin an adverse manner; "she was adversely affected by the new regulations"
aimlesslyaimlesslywithout aim; in an aimless manner; "he wandered around aimlessly"
artlesslyartlesslyin an ingenuous manner; "she answered the judge's questions artlessly"
blamelesslyblamelesslyin an irreproachable and blameless manner; "she had lived blamelessly until she met this man"
bloodlesslybloodlesslywithout bloodshed; in a bloodless manner; without shedding blood; "the coup disposed of the dictator bloodlessly"
boundlesslyboundlesslywithout bounds; "he is infinitely wealthy"
bounteouslybounteouslyin a bountiful manner
breathlesslybreathlesslyin a breathless manner; "she spoke breathlessly"
callouslycallouslyin a callous way; "he callously exploited their feelings"
carelesslycarelesslywithout care or concern; "carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment"
ceaselesslyceaselesslywith unflagging resolve; "dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste"
coleslawcoleslawbasically shredded cabbage
complexlycomplexlyin a complex manner
conciselyconciselyin a concise manner; in a few words; "the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly"
consciouslyconsciouslywith awareness; "she consciously played with the idea of inviting them"
converselyconverselywith the terms of the relation reversed; "conversely, not all women are mothers"
convexlyconvexlyin a convex way; "bulging out convexly"
courteouslycourteouslyin a polite manner; "the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'"
dauntlesslydauntlesslywithout fear; "fearlessly, he led the troops into combat"
denselydenselyin a concentrated manner; "old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built"; "a thickly populated area"
dextrouslydextrouslywith dexterity; in a dexterous manner; "dextrously he untied the knots"
diffuselydiffuselyin a diffuse manner; "the arteries were diffusely narrowed"
diverselydiverselyin diverse ways; "the alternatives that are variously represented by the participants"; "the speakers treated the subject most diversely"
doubtlesslydoubtlesslywithout doubt; certainly; "it's undoubtedly very beautiful"
endlesslyendlesslycontinuing forever without end; "there are infinitely many possibilities"
expresslyexpresslywith specific intentions; for the express purpose; "she needs the money expressly for her patients"
faithlesslyfaithlesslyin a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false"
falselyfalselyin an incorrect manner; "to credit Lister with the first formulation of the basic principle of stratigraphy would be to bestow credit falsely"
famouslyfamouslyextremely well; "he did splendidly in the exam"; "we got along famously"
faultlesslyfaultlesslywithout a fault; in a faultless manner; "he solved all the problems faultlessly"
fearlesslyfearlesslywithout fear; "fearlessly, he led the troops into combat"
fecklesslyfecklesslyin a feckless manner; irresponsibly and incompetently
flawlesslyflawlesslyin an adroit manner; "he bounced it cleanly off the wall"
formlesslyformlesslyin a formless manner; "the dress hung formlessly on her body"
fruitlesslyfruitlesslyin an unproductive manner
gainlesslygainlesslywithout gain or profit
gorgeouslygorgeouslyin an impressively beautiful manner; "the Princess was gorgeously dressed"
gracelesslygracelesslyin a graceless manner; "she moves rather gracelessly"
graciouslygraciouslyin a gracious or graceful manner; "he did not have a chance to grow up graciously"
grievouslygrievouslyin a grievous manner; "the resolute but unbroken Germany, grievously wounded but far from destruction, was able to lay the firm foundations for military revival"
harmlesslyharmlesslyin a harmless manner; "this is a harmlessly childish game"
heartlesslyheartlesslyin a heartless manner; "she behaves rather heartlessly toward her admirers"
heedlesslyheedlesslywithout care or concern; "carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment"
heinouslyheinouslyin a terribly evil manner; "the child was heinously murdered"
helplesslyhelplesslyin a helpless manner; "the crowd watched him helplessly"
hideouslyhideouslyin a hideous manner; "her face was hideously disfigured after the accident"
hopelesslyhopelesslywithout hope; desperate because there seems no possibility of comfort or success; "he hung his head hopelessly"; "`I must die,' he said hopelessly"
inverselyinverselyin an inverse or contrary manner; "inversely related"; "wavelength and frequency are, of course, related reciprocally"- F.A.Geldard
jealouslyjealouslywith jealousy; in an envious manner; "he looked at his friend's new car jealously"
jocoselyjocoselywith humor; "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly"
joylesslyjoylesslyin a joyless manner; without joy; "she greeted her guests joylessly"
joyouslyjoyouslyin a joyous and gleeful manner; "the old man had greeted her gleefully"
lawlesslylawlesslyin an illegal manner; "they dumped the waste illegally"
lifelesslylifelesslyas if dead
listlesslylistlesslyin a listless manner; "they shook hands rather listlessly"
lusciouslylusciouslyso as to produce a delightful taste; "I bought some more of these deliciously sweet peaches"
mindlesslymindlesslyin an unreasonably senseless manner; "these temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards"
monstrouslymonstrouslyin a grotesque manner; "behind the house lay two nude figures grotesquely bald, with deliberate knife-slashes marking their bodies"
moroselymoroselyin a morose manner; "he fell morosely on the bed"
needlesslyneedlesslywithout need; "it would needlessly bring badness into the world"
nervelesslynervelesslyin a composed and unconcerned manner; "without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher"
nervouslynervouslyin an anxiously nervous manner; "we watched the stock market nervously"
noiselesslynoiselesslywithout a sound; "he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door"
obtuselyobtuselyin a stupid manner; "he had so rapaciously desired and so obtusely expected to find her alone"
painlesslypainlesslywithout pain; "after the surgery, she could move her arms painlessly"
perverselyperverselydeliberately deviant; "his perversely erotic notions"
piouslypiouslyin a devout and pious manner; "she was devoutly Catholic"
piteouslypiteouslyin a piteous manner
plenteouslyplenteouslyin a bountiful manner
pointlesslypointlesslyin a pointless manner; "he spent his life in pointlessly tiresome drudgery"
pompouslypompouslyin a pompous manner; "he pompously described his achievements"
preciouslypreciouslyextremely; "there is precious little time left"
preciselypreciselyindicating 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"
profuselyprofuselyin an abundant manner; "they were abundantly supplied with food"; "he thanked her profusely"
purposelypurposelywith intention; in an intentional manner; "he used that word intentionally"; "I did this by choice"
raucouslyraucouslywith a raucous sound; "his voice rang raucously"
recklesslyrecklesslyin a reckless manner
reflexlyreflexlyin a reflex manner; "such effects can be induced reflexly"
restlesslyrestlesslyin a restless manner; "he cracked his knuckles restlessly"
reverselyreverselyin an opposite way; so as to be reversed
righteouslyrighteouslyin a righteous manner; "righteously indignant"
ruinouslyruinouslyin a ruinous manner or to a ruinous degree; "ruinously high wages"
ruthlesslyruthlesslyin a ruthless manner; "the government has been urged to take immediate action to deal ruthlessly with the strikers"
selflesslyselflesslyin an altruistic manner; "he acted selflessly when he helped the old lady in distress"
shamelesslyshamelesslywithout shame; "he unashamedly abandoned the project when he realized he would not gain from it"
shapelesslyshapelesslyin a shapeless manner; "the dress hung shapelessly on her thin body"
sleeplesslysleeplesslywithout sleep; in a sleepless manner; "he was lying in bed sleeplessly"
soullesslysoullesslyin a soulless manner; "they were soullessly grubbing for profit"
soundlesslysoundlesslywithout a sound; "he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door"
spaciouslyspaciouslywith ample room; "the furniture was spaciously spread out"
speciouslyspeciouslyin a specious manner
speechlesslyspeechlesslywithout speaking; "he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door"
spotlesslyspotlesslyin a spotless manner; "spotlessly clean"
tactlesslytactlesslywithout tact; in a tactless manner; "at the moment of the murder, he is standing in front of television cameras and talking tactlessly"
tastelesslytastelesslywithout taste or in poor taste; in a tasteless manner; "the house was tastelessly decorated"
tenselytenselyin a tense manner; "he sat down tensely"
thoughtlesslythoughtlesslyshowing thoughtlessness; "he treated his parents thoughtlessly"
thriftlesslythriftlesslyin a thriftless manner; "he lives thriftlessly from day to day"
tirelesslytirelesslywith indefatigable energy; "she watched the show indefatigably"
tonelesslytonelesslyin a monotone; "`Come in,' she said tonelessly"
transverselytransverselyin a transverse manner; "they were cut transversely"
tunelesslytunelesslyin a tuneless fashion; "he whistled tunelessly"
unwiselyunwiselywithout good sense or judgment; "He acted foolishly when he agreed to come"
uselesslyuselesslyin a useless manner; "the furniture was sitting around uselessly"
verboselyverboselyin a verbose manner; "she explained her ideas verbosely"
viciouslyviciouslyin a vicious manner; "he was viciously attacked"
wondrouslywondrously(used as an intensifier) extremely well; "her voice is superbly disciplined"; "the colors changed wondrously slowly"
wordlesslywordlesslywithout speaking; "he sat mutely next to her"
worthlesslyworthlesslyin a worthless manner
zealouslyzealouslyin a zealous manner; "she worked zealously to raise funds for the literacy project"
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Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
amorouslyamorouslyin an amorous manner; "he looked at her amorously"
anxiouslyanxiouslywith anxiety or apprehension; "we watched anxiously"
arduouslyarduouslyin an arduous manner; "they worked arduously"
atrociouslyatrociouslyin a terrible manner; "she sings terribly"
audaciouslyaudaciouslyin an audacious manner; "an idea so daring and yet so audaciously tempting that a shiver of excitement quivered through him"
auspiciouslyauspiciouslyin an auspicious manner; "he started his new job auspiciously on his birthday"
barbarouslybarbarouslyin a barbarous manner; "they were barbarously murdered"
blasphemouslyblasphemouslyin a blasphemous manner; "the sailors were cursing blasphemously"
boisterouslyboisterouslyin a carefree manner; "she was rollickingly happy"
bumptiouslybumptiouslyin a bumptious manner; "he behaved rather bumptiously and offended the hostess"
capriciouslycapriciouslyin a capricious manner; "there were Turk's head lilies and patches of iris , islands of brilliant blue set capriciously in the green sea"
captiouslycaptiouslyin a captious, carping manner; "he was captiously pedantic"
cautiouslycautiouslyas if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact; "she ventured cautiously downstairs"; "they handled the incident with kid gloves"
cheerlesslycheerlesslyin an unhappy manner; "he cheerlessly set out to do the task"
chivalrouslychivalrouslyin a gallant manner; "he gallantly offered to take her home"
clamorouslyclamorouslyin manner that attracts attention; "obstreperously, he demanded to get service"
copiouslycopiouslyin an abundant manner; "they were abundantly supplied with food"; "he thanked her profusely"
courageouslycourageouslyin a courageous manner; "bravely he went into the burning house"
covetouslycovetouslyin a greedy manner
credulouslycredulouslyin a credulous manner; "the children followed the teacher credulously"
curiouslycuriouslyin a manner differing from the usual or expected; "had a curiously husky voice"; "he's behaving rather peculiarly"
curvaceouslycurvaceouslyin a curvaceous way; "his date was curvaceously beguiling"
dangerouslydangerouslyin a dangerous manner; "he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge"
decorouslydecorouslyin a proper and decorous manner; "he pretended to be pleased and applauded decorously"
defencelesslydefencelesslywithout defense; "the child was standing in the middle of the crossfire, defenselessly"
deliciouslydeliciouslyin a very pleasurable manner; "they were walking along the beach slowly and deliciously"
deviouslydeviouslyin a devious manner; "he got the promotion by behaving deviously"
dexterouslydexterouslywith dexterity; in a dexterous manner; "dextrously he untied the knots"
disastrouslydisastrouslyin a disastrous manner; "the real value of the trust capital may be disastrously less than when the trust began"
discourteouslydiscourteouslyin an impolite manner; "he treated her impolitely"
dubiouslydubiouslyin a doubtful manner; "Gerald shook his head doubtfully"
effortlesslyeffortlesslywithout effort or apparent effort; "she danced gracefully and effortlessly"; "swallows gliding effortlessly through the air"
emulouslyemulouslyin a competitively imitative manner; "she emulously tried to outdo her older sister"
enormouslyenormouslyextremely; "he was enormously popular"
enviouslyenviouslywith jealousy; in an envious manner; "he looked at his friend's new car jealously"
erroneouslyerroneouslyin a mistaken manner; "he mistakenly believed it"
fabulouslyfabulouslyexceedingly; extremely; "she plays fabulously well"
fatuouslyfatuouslyvacuously or complacently and unconsciously foolish
ferociouslyferociouslyin a physically fierce manner; "silence broken by dogs barking ferociously"; "they fought fiercely"
fortuitouslyfortuitouslyby good fortune; "fortunately the weather was good"
fractiouslyfractiouslyin a fractious manner; "the horse was behaving fractiously and refused to jump"
frivolouslyfrivolouslyin a frivolous manner; "she spends her time frivolously enjoying the easy life of a rich and spoiled girl"
furiouslyfuriously(of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner; "winds were blowing furiously"
garrulouslygarrulouslyin a chatty loquacious manner; "`When I was young,' she continued loquaciously, `I used to do all sorts of naughty things'"
generouslygenerouslyin a generous manner; "he gave liberally to several charities"
gloriouslygloriouslyblessedly or wonderfully; "how gloriously happy she had been during those few fleeting moments of time"
gluttonouslygluttonouslyin a gluttonous manner; "this man eats gluttonously!"
grandioselygrandioselyin a grandiose manner; "the building was bombastically spacious"
gratuitouslygratuitouslyin an uncalled-for manner; "he insulted us gratuitously"
hazardouslyhazardouslyin a dangerous manner; "he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge"
humorlesslyhumorlesslyin a humorless manner; "he reacted rather humorlessly to these rumors"
humorouslyhumorouslyin a humorous manner; "Dickens had humorously suggested a special service of intercession at St. Paul's Cathedral"
humourlesslyhumourlesslyin a humorless manner; "he reacted rather humorlessly to these rumors"
immenselyimmenselyto 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"
impiouslyimpiouslyin an impious manner; "the young members challenged their leader impiously"
impreciselyimpreciselyin an imprecise manner; "he expressed himself imprecisely"
intenselyintenselyin an intense manner; "he worked intensely"
judiciouslyjudiciouslyin a judicious manner; "let's use these intelligence tests judiciously"
languorouslylanguorouslyin a languorous manner; "he was sprawling languorously on the sofa"
loquaciouslyloquaciouslyin a chatty loquacious manner; "`When I was young,' she continued loquaciously, `I used to do all sorts of naughty things'"
ludicrouslyludicrouslyso as to arouse or deserve laughter; "her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well"
maliciouslymaliciouslywith malice; in a malicious manner; "she answered maliciously"
marvellouslymarvellously(used as an intensifier) extremely well; "her voice is superbly disciplined"; "the colors changed wondrously slowly"
marvelouslymarvelously(used as an intensifier) extremely well; "her voice is superbly disciplined"; "the colors changed wondrously slowly"
mendaciouslymendaciouslyin a mendacious and untruthful manner; "I told him, quite untruthfully, that I had just returned from leave"
mercilesslymercilesslywithout pity; in a merciless manner; "he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House"
mischievouslymischievouslyin a disobedient or naughty way; "he behaved badly in school"; "he mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister"; "behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room"
momentouslymomentouslyin a momentous way
mordaciouslymordaciouslyin a mordacious manner; "she taunted him mordaciously"
motionlesslymotionlesslywithout moving; in a motionless manner; "he saw the black-haired man waiting motionlessly behind the opposite side of the platform"
murderouslymurderouslyin a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones"
nebulouslynebulouslyin a nebulous and indefinite manner
noxiouslynoxiouslyin a detrimental manner
obviouslyobviouslyunmistakably (`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"
odiouslyodiouslyin an offensive and hateful manner; "I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably"
officiouslyofficiouslyin an officious manner; "nothing so fatal as to strive too officiously for an abstract quality like beauty"
ominouslyominouslyin an ominous manner; "the sun darkened ominously"
onerouslyonerouslyin an onerous manner
outrageouslyoutrageouslyto an extravagant or immoderate degree; "atrociously expensive"
perilouslyperilouslyin a dangerous manner; "he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge"
perniciouslyperniciouslyin a noxiously baneful way; "this banefully poisoned climate"
pitilesslypitilesslywithout pity; in a merciless manner; "he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House"
poisonouslypoisonouslyin a very malevolent manner
ponderouslyponderouslyin a heavy ponderous manner; "he moves ponderously"
portentouslyportentouslyin a portentous manner; "portentously, the engines began to roll"
posthumouslyposthumouslyafter death; "these piano pieces were published posthumously"; "he was honored posthumously"
powerlesslypowerlesslyin a powerless manner
precociouslyprecociouslyin a precocious manner; "her child behaves precociously"
previouslypreviouslyat 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"
profitlesslyprofitlesslywithout gain or profit
prosperouslyprosperouslyin the manner of prosperous people
pugnaciouslypugnaciouslyin a pugnacious manner
purposelesslypurposelesslywithout a clear purpose; "let's not purposelessly dispense the aid"
querulouslyquerulouslyin a peevish manner
rapaciouslyrapaciouslyin a rapacious manner
rapturouslyrapturouslyin an ecstatic manner; "he reacted ecstatically to my plan to travel to Africa"
ravenouslyravenouslyin the manner of someone who is very hungry; "he pounced on the food hungrily"
relentlesslyrelentlesslyin a relentless manner; "he worked relentlessly"
remorselesslyremorselesslywithout pity; in a merciless manner; "he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House"
rigorouslyrigorouslyin a rigorous manner; "he had been trained rigorously by the monks"
riotouslyriotouslyin an exuberant manner; "the exuberantly baroque decoration of the church"
sagaciouslysagaciouslyin a shrewd manner; "he invested his fortune astutely"; "he was acutely insightful"
salaciouslysalaciouslyin a lascivious manner
scandalouslyscandalouslyin a scandalous manner; "you behaved scandalously when you walked out of that meeting!"
scrumptiouslyscrumptiouslyso as to produce a delightful taste; "I bought some more of these deliciously sweet peaches"
scrupulouslyscrupulouslywith extreme conscientiousness; "he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock"
scurrilouslyscurrilouslyin a scurrilously manner; "one paper scurrilously described how Edward was neglecting a bereaved mother to dance attendance on Wally"
sedulouslysedulouslyin a sedulous manner; "this illusion has been sedulously fostered"
self-consciouslyself-consciouslyin an uncomfortably self-conscious manner; "the little girl self-consciously recited the poem"
self-righteouslyself-righteouslyin a sanctimonious manner; "she was sanctimoniously criticizing everybody"
senselesslysenselesslyin an unreasonably senseless manner; "these temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards"
sensuouslysensuouslywith aesthetic gratification or delight; "sensuously delighting in the wine and food"
seriouslyseriouslyto 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"
sinuouslysinuouslyin a sinuous manner
slanderouslyslanderouslyin a false and slanderous and defamatory manner; with slander or calumny
sonorouslysonorouslyin a sonorous manner; "the congregation consisted chiefly of a few young folk, who snored sonorously"
spontaneouslyspontaneouslywithout advance preparation; "he spoke ad lib"
spuriouslyspuriouslyin a false and spurious manner; "the lawyer argued spuriously that his client knew nothing of the burglary"
stertorouslystertorouslyin a noisy and stertorous manner; "he was breathing stertorously"
strenuouslystrenuouslyin a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously; "he objected strenuously to the stand his party was taking"
studiouslystudiouslyin a studious manner; "she examined the data studiously"
stupendouslystupendouslyto a stupendous degree; "stupendously ignorant people"
subconsciouslysubconsciouslyfrom the subconscious mind; "the image came to him subconsciously"
sumptuouslysumptuouslyin a sumptuous and opulent manner; "this government building is sumptuously appointed"
suspiciouslysuspiciouslywith suspicion; "she regarded the food suspiciously"
synchronouslysynchronouslyin synchrony; in a synchronous manner; "in four-chambered hearts, the two auricles move synchronously"
tediouslytediouslyin a tedious manner; "boringly slow work"; "he plodded tediously forward"
tenaciouslytenaciouslywith obstinate determination; "he pursued her doggedly"
tenuouslytenuouslyin a tenuous manner; "his works tenuously survive in the minds of a few scholars"
timorouslytimorouslyin a timorous and trepid manner
tortuouslytortuouslyin a tortuous manner; "tortuously haggling over the price"
torturouslytorturouslyin a very painful manner; "the progress was agonizingly slow"
traitorouslytraitorouslyin a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false"
treacherouslytreacherouslyin a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false"
tremendouslytremendouslyextremely; "he was enormously popular"
tremulouslytremulouslyin a tremulous manner; "the leaves rustled tremulously in the wind"
unconsciouslyunconsciouslywithout awareness; "she jumped up unconsciously when he entered the room"
unctuouslyunctuouslyin an unctuous manner
ungraciouslyungraciouslywithout grace; rigidly; "they moved woodenly"
unrighteouslyunrighteouslyin an unrighteous manner; "he acted unrighteously"
vacuouslyvacuouslyin a vacuous manner
valorouslyvalorouslywith valor; in a valiant manner; "he fought valiantly until the end"
variouslyvariouslyin diverse ways; "the alternatives that are variously represented by the participants"; "the speakers treated the subject most diversely"
venomouslyvenomouslyin a very malevolent manner
vigorouslyvigorouslywith vigor; in a vigorous manner; "he defended his ideas vigorously"
virtuouslyvirtuouslyin a chaste and virtuous manner; "she lived chastely"
vivaciouslyvivaciouslywith vivacity; "he describes his adventures vivaciously"
voraciouslyvoraciouslyin an eagerly voracious manner; "she reads voraciously"
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Rhymes with 5 syllables

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abstemiouslyabstemiouslyin a sparing manner; without overindulgence; "he ate and drank abstemiously"; "indulged temperately in cocktails"
adulterouslyadulterouslyin an adulterous manner; "he behaved adulterously"
advantageouslyadvantageouslyin a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
ambiguouslyambiguouslyin an ambiguous manner; "this letter is worded ambiguously"
ambitiouslyambitiouslywith ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner; "she pursued her goals ambitiously"
analogouslyanalogouslyin an analogous manner; "analogously, we have a variable"
anomalouslyanomalouslyin an anomalous manner; "this man behaves anomalously"
anonymouslyanonymouslywithout giving a name; "she wrote these letters anonymously"
assiduouslyassiduouslywith care and persistence; "she worked assiduously on the senior thesis"
avariciouslyavariciouslyin a greedy manner
calumniouslycalumniouslyin a false and slanderous and defamatory manner; with slander or calumny
cantankerouslycantankerouslyin a bad mood; "he answered her cantankerously"
conscientiouslyconscientiouslywith extreme conscientiousness; "he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock"
conspicuouslyconspicuouslyin a prominent way; "the new car was prominently displayed in the driveway"
contagiouslycontagiouslyin a contagious manner; "she was contagiously bubbly"
contemptuouslycontemptuouslywithout respect; in a disdainful manner; "she spoke of him contemptuously"
continuouslycontinuouslyat every point; "The function is continuously differentiable"
contumaciouslycontumaciouslyin a rebellious manner; "he rejected her words rebelliously"
coterminouslycoterminouslyin a coterminous manner
defenselesslydefenselesslywithout defense; "the child was standing in the middle of the crossfire, defenselessly"
deliriouslydeliriouslyas if in a delirium; "he was talking deliriously"
dichotomouslydichotomouslyin a dichotomous manner
efficaciouslyefficaciouslyin an effective manner; "these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion"
endogenouslyendogenouslyin an endogenous manner
facetiouslyfacetiouslynot seriously; "I meant it facetiously"
fastidiouslyfastidiouslyin a fastidious manner; "he writes extremely musical music, of which the sound is fastidiously calculated and yet agreeably spontaneous and imaginative"
felicitouslyfelicitouslyin a felicitous manner; "a not felicitously chosen word"
fictitiouslyfictitiouslyin a fictional manner (created by the imagination)
flirtatiouslyflirtatiouslyin a flirtatious manner; "she smiled coquettishly"
gregariouslygregariouslyin a gregarious manner
harmoniouslyharmoniouslyin a harmonious manner; "the problem of absorbing immigrants harmoniously into British society is as important to the immigrants as to the British"
hilariouslyhilariouslyin a hilarious manner; "hilariously funny"
homogeneouslyhomogeneouslyall similarly; "the students at this college are homogeneously middle-class"
idolatrouslyidolatrouslyin an idolatrous manner; "the people idolatrously worshipped the Golden Calf"
illustriouslyillustriouslyin an illustrious manner; "Einstein, the illustriously famous physicist of the 20th century"
imperiouslyimperiouslyin an imperious manner; "imperiously he cut her short"
impetuouslyimpetuouslyin an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions; "he often acts impulsively and later regrets it"
inauspiciouslyinauspiciouslyin an inauspicious manner; "he started his new job inauspiciously on Friday the 13th"
incautiouslyincautiouslywithout caution or prudence; "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"
incestuouslyincestuouslyby incest; "incestuously conceived"
incongruouslyincongruouslyin an incongruous manner; "his shirttails stuck out from his tuxedo pants somewhat incongruously"
incredulouslyincredulouslyin an incredulous manner; "the woman looked up at her incredulously"
indecorouslyindecorouslywithout decorousness
indigenouslyindigenouslyin an indigenous manner
industriouslyindustriouslyin an industrious manner; "they hoed up weeds industriously all morning"
infectiouslyinfectiouslyin a contagious manner; "she was contagiously bubbly"
ingeniouslyingeniouslyin an ingenious manner; "a Hampshire farmer had fowls of different breeds, including Dorkings, and he discriminated ingeniously between the `dark ones' and the `white ones'"
ingenuouslyingenuouslyin an ingenuous manner; "she answered the judge's questions artlessly"
ingloriouslyingloriouslyin a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree; "his grades were disgracefully low"
iniquitouslyiniquitouslyin an iniquitous manner; "they really believed that the treaty of Versailles was iniquitously injust"
injudiciouslyinjudiciouslyin an injudicious manner; "these intelligence tests were used injudiciously for many years"
injuriouslyinjuriouslyin an injurious manner
insidiouslyinsidiouslyin a harmfully insidious manner; "these drugs act insidiously"
instantaneouslyinstantaneouslywithout any delay; "he was killed outright"
intravenouslyintravenouslyin an intravenous manner; "the patient had to be fed intravenously"
invidiouslyinvidiouslyin a manner arousing resentment
laboriouslylaboriouslyin a laborious manner; "their lives were spent in committee making decisions for others to execute on the basis of data laboriously gathered for them"
lasciviouslylasciviouslyin a lascivious manner
licentiouslylicentiouslyin a licentious and promiscuous manner; "this young girl has to share a room with her mother who lives promiscuously"
lugubriouslylugubriouslyin a sorrowful lugubrious manner; "his long face lugubriously reflecting a hidden and unexpressed compassion"
luxuriouslyluxuriouslyin a rich manner; "he lives high"
magnanimouslymagnanimouslyin a magnanimous manner; "magnanimously, he forgave all those who had harmed him"
melodiouslymelodiouslyin a melodious manner; "she sang melodiously"
meretriciouslymeretriciouslyin a meretricious manner; "the boat is meretriciously decorated"
meticulouslymeticulouslyin a meticulous manner; "the set was meticulously authentic"
miraculouslymiraculouslyin a miraculous manner; "my hand grasped the gun that was, miraculously, lying on the ground beside my finger tips"
monotonouslymonotonouslyin a monotonous manner; "the history of the play throughout the latter part of the eighteenth century is monotonously uneventful"
mysteriouslymysteriouslyin a cryptic manner; "we will meet again," he said cryptically
nefariouslynefariouslyin a nefarious manner or to a nefarious degree; "nefariously involved in a conspiracy"
notoriouslynotoriouslyto a notorious degree; "European emigres, who notoriously used to repair to the British Museum to write seditious pamphlets"
obnoxiouslyobnoxiouslyin an obnoxious manner; "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"
obsequiouslyobsequiouslyin an obsequious manner; "she acts obsequiously toward her boss"
obstreperouslyobstreperouslyin manner that attracts attention; "obstreperously, he demanded to get service"
penuriouslypenuriouslyin a penurious manner; "they lived penuriously"
perfidiouslyperfidiouslyin a perfidious manner; "he was playing perfidiously one side against the other"
perspicuouslyperspicuouslyin a clear and lucid manner; "this is a lucidly written book"
pertinaciouslypertinaciouslyin a dogged and pertinacious manner; "he struggled pertinaciously for the new resolution"
precariouslyprecariouslyin a precarious manner; "being a precariously dominant minority is a difficult position for human nature to cope with"
precipitouslyprecipitouslyabruptly; in a precipitous manner; "the mountains rose precipitously from the shore"
preposterouslypreposterouslyso as to arouse or deserve laughter; "her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well"
presumptuouslypresumptuouslyin a presumptuous manner; "he presumptuously overstepped the doctor's orders"
pretentiouslypretentiouslyin a pretentious manner; "this author writes pretentiously"
prodigiouslyprodigiouslyto a prodigious degree; "the prices of farms rose prodigiously"
promiscuouslypromiscuouslyin a licentious and promiscuous manner; "this young girl has to share a room with her mother who lives promiscuously"
propitiouslypropitiouslyin an auspicious manner; "he started his new job auspiciously on his birthday"
punctiliouslypunctiliouslyin a punctilious manner; "he launched into a long history of the birth of communism, giving credit punctiliously to the work of Marx and Engels"
rebelliouslyrebelliouslyin a rebellious manner; "he rejected her words rebelliously"
religiouslyreligiouslyby religion; "religiously inspired art"
ridiculouslyridiculouslyso as to arouse or deserve laughter; "her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well"
sententiouslysententiouslyin a pithy sententious manner; "she expressed herself pithily"
simultaneouslysimultaneouslyat the same instant; "they spoke simultaneously"
solicitouslysolicitouslyin a concerned and solicitous manner; "`Don't you feel well?' his mother asked solicitously"
subcutaneouslysubcutaneouslybelow the skin; "inject subcutaneously"
superfluouslysuperfluouslyin a superfluous manner; "superfluously, he added his silly comments to the discussion"
synonymouslysynonymouslyin a synonymous manner; "the two terms are used synonymously"
tendentiouslytendentiouslyin a tendentious manner; "the paper reported rather tendentiously on the war atrocities"
tumultuouslytumultuouslyin a tumultuous and riotous manner; "the crowd was demonstrating tumultuously"
unanimouslyunanimouslyof one mind; without dissent; "the Senate unanimously approved the bill"; "we voted unanimously"
unchivalrouslyunchivalrouslyin an unchivalrous and ungallant manner; "unchivalrously, the husbands who had to provide such innocent indulgences eventually began to count the costs"
unscrupulouslyunscrupulouslywithout scruples; "she unscrupulously uses her charm to make men do what she wants"
unselfconsciouslyunselfconsciouslyin a comfortable unselfconscious manner; "they were naked, unshy, and unselfconsciously beautiful"
uproariouslyuproariouslyin a hilarious manner; "hilariously funny"
usuriouslyusuriouslyto an exorbitant degree; "prices are exorbitantly high in the capital"
uxoriouslyuxoriouslyin a loving and uxorious manner; "he kept deferring uxoriously to Mary"
vexatiouslyvexatiouslyin a vexatious manner
vicariouslyvicariouslyindirectly, as, by, or through a substitute; "she enjoyed the wedding vicariously"
victoriouslyvictoriouslyin a victorious manner; "Virginia had defended her land victoriously"
vociferouslyvociferouslyin a vociferous manner; "he complained vociferously"
voluptuouslyvoluptuouslyin an indulgently voluptuous manner; "he sniffed the perfume voluptuously"
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Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
ceremoniouslyceremoniouslyin a ceremonious manner; "my mother advised her children ceremoniously"
contemporaneouslycontemporaneouslyduring the same period of time; "contemporaneously, or possibly a little later, there developed a great Sumerian civilisation"
contumeliouslycontumeliouslywithout respect; in a disdainful manner; "she spoke of him contemptuously"
disadvantageouslydisadvantageouslyin a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage; "the venture turned out badly for the investors"; "angry that the case was settled disadvantageously for them"
disingenuouslydisingenuouslyin a disingenuous manner; "disingenuously, he asked leading questions abut his opponent's work"
disputatiouslydisputatiouslyin a disputatious manner
expeditiouslyexpeditiouslywith efficiency; in an efficient manner; "he functions efficiently"
extemporaneouslyextemporaneouslywithout prior preparation; "he spoke extemporaneously"
ignominiouslyignominiouslyin a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree; "his grades were disgracefully low"
inconspicuouslyinconspicuouslyin a manner intended to avoid attracting attention; "he had entered the room inconspicuously"
inefficaciouslyinefficaciouslyin an ineffective manner; "he dealt with the problem rather ineffectively"
infelicitouslyinfelicitouslyin an infelicitous manner; "he chose his words rather infelicitously"
meritoriouslymeritoriouslyin a meritorious manner; "he served his country meritoriously"
multifariouslymultifariouslyin diverse ways; "the alternatives that are variously represented by the participants"; "the speakers treated the subject most diversely"
ostentatiouslyostentatiouslywith ostentation; in an ostentatious manner; "Mr Khrushchev ostentatiously wooed and embraced Castro at the U.N. general assembly"
pusillanimouslypusillanimouslywith a lack of courage and determination; "simperingly, the accused begged for mercy"
sacrilegiouslysacrilegiouslyin a sacrilegious manner
sanctimoniouslysanctimoniouslyin a sanctimonious manner; "she was sanctimoniously criticizing everybody"
superciliouslysuperciliouslywith a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner; "`I don't believe in these customs,' he said sneeringly"
superstitiouslysuperstitiouslyin a superstitious manner; "superstitiously he refused to travel on Friday the 13th"
surreptitiouslysurreptitiouslyin a surreptitious manner; "he was watching her surreptitiously as she waited in the hotel lobby"
unambiguouslyunambiguouslyso as to be unique; "he could determine uniquely the properties of the compound"
unambitiouslyunambitiouslyin an unambitious manner; "he does his job, but he works unambitiously"
unharmoniouslyunharmoniouslyin a discordant manner; "the piece ended discordantly"
unmelodiouslyunmelodiouslyin an unmelodious manner; "she sings rather unmelodiously"
unpretentiouslyunpretentiouslyin an unpretentious manner; "she was unpretentiously dressed even though she was the guest of honor"
unpropitiouslyunpropitiouslyin an inauspicious manner; "he started his new job inauspiciously on Friday the 13th"
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Rhymes with 7 syllables

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unceremoniouslyunceremoniouslyin an unceremonious manner; "he was dismissed unceremoniously"
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