airily


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Synonyms for airily

in a flippant manner

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To which the youth replied, "The heat and my poverty are the reason of my travelling so airily, and it is to the wars that I am bound.
By and by, the song came to an end; and then, all at once, there were several feminine voices, talking airily and cheerfully, with now and then a merry burst of laughter, such as you may always hear when three or four young women sit at work together.
Thus airily chatting, after a pleasant drive through a few miles of beautiful scenery, we reached the rendezvous--a ruined castle--where the rest of the picnic-party were already assembled.
Nevertheless, airily as she was clad, the child seemed to feel not the slightest inconvenience from the cold, but danced so lightly over the snow that the tips of her toes left hardly a print in its surface; while Violet could but just keep pace with her, and Peony's short legs compelled him to lag behind.
Rita had spotted him out of the corner of her eye as he passed them, putting up his enormous paw in a still more enormous glove, airily, you know, like this" (Blunt waved his hand above his head), "to Allegre.
But suddenly her remarks seemed to contract the enormously wide circle in which they were soaring and to alight, airily and temporarily, upon matters of more immediate moment.
Just before the time to wither begins," he said airily, "you say to them Fairy me bola.
On the contrary," airily remarked the Woggle-Bug, who was walking alongside, "you should consider the accident most fortunate.
Gilbert walked airily off with Ruby Gillis, and Anne could hear them laughing and talking gaily as they loitered along in the still, crisp autumn air.
Then you'll never know what a good steward you've missed, sir," Daughtry responded airily.
Below the garden a green field lush with clover sloped down to the hollow where the brook ran and where scores of white birches grew, upspringing airily out of an undergrowth suggestive of delightful possibilities in ferns and mosses and woodsy things generally.
You will excuse my anxiety, Miss Morstan," he remarked, airily.
The secret is I don't skimp the cream," he remarked airily.
Well, well," observed Crook, airily, "don't let's quarrel.
The heavy brogans on the man's feet made him appear clumsy-footed, but he swung down from the giddy height as lightly and airily as a mountain goat.