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Antonyms for cheerfully

in a cheerful manner


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The featherless beings plied their work cheerfully, and answered, "Reform
He was ploughed in his examinations time after time; but he bore this cheerfully, and submitted with such a charming grace to the parental expostulations that his father, a doctor in practice at Leeds, had not the heart to be seriously angry with him.
She had not to wait long, for as soon as the girl thought her mother was safely out of the way, she changed herself and the Prince once more into their human shape, and set out cheerfully for the river.
I'm quite ready to go with you, Vasili Andreevich,' said Nikita cheerfully.
Good-night," she called cheerfully, as she ran from the room.
They kissed their mother quietly, clung about her tenderly, and tried to wave their hands cheerfully when she drove away.
How the emigrants never wrote home, otherwise than cheerfully and hopefully; how Mr.
To be free-minded and cheerfully disposed, at hours of meat, and of sleep, and of exercise, is one of the best precepts of long lasting.
And these laws, my readers, whom I consider as my subjects, are bound to believe in and to obey; with which that they may readily and cheerfully comply, I do hereby assure them that I shall principally regard their ease and advantage in all such institutions: for I do not, like a
He never wrote cheerfully, and he mortgaged the greater part of his income.
Oh, well, we've managed so far without it," she said cheerfully.
So, if any one man, in his own proper person, afford stuff for a good joke to anybody, let him not be backward, but let him cheerfully allow himself to spend and be spent in that way.
I have seen some as fond of their pony or donkey as if it had been a favorite dog, and the little creatures have worked away as cheerfully and willingly for their young drivers as I work for Jerry.
Well, he's very sober and industrious," said Nancy, trying to view the matter as cheerfully as possible.
He was not thinking of anything, but looked absent-mindedly and cheerfully from side to side.