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Antonyms for cheerfully

in a cheerful manner


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I ought to be; I've brought up three and a half of 'em," Rebecca responded cheerfully, pulling up the infant Simpson's stockings.
Emma smiled and chatted as cheerfully as she could, to keep him from such thoughts; but when tea came, it was impossible for him not to say exactly as he had said at dinner,
How the emigrants never wrote home, otherwise than cheerfully and hopefully; how Mr.
Well, he's very sober and industrious," said Nancy, trying to view the matter as cheerfully as possible.
With quicker and lighter step he crossed the bridge of clouds, and hardly had he reached the other side than his friend stood before him and greeted him cheerfully.
How cheerfully the bond he signed, To pay the money back again!
Instead of a lonely and ragged man with a huge burden on his back, plodding along sorrowfully on foot while the whole city hooted after him, here were parties of the first gentry and most respectable people in the neighborhood setting forth towards the Celestial City as cheerfully as if the pilgrimage were merely a summer tour.
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.
I've brought an old friend to see you," repeated Stroeve, beaming cheerfully.
Now, I'm going to wash you," he said to Philip cheerfully.
He was not thinking of anything, but looked absent-mindedly and cheerfully from side to side.
But she presently added, more cheerfully, "Pray come to Lowick and tell us more of this.
I understand," said Jack, cheerfully "That's the kind of horse you are now sitting on.
He never wrote cheerfully, and he mortgaged the greater part of his income.
Now, having heard his master's order to harness, he went as usual cheerfully and willingly to the shed, stepping briskly and easily on his rather turned-in feet; took down from a nail the heavy tasselled leather bridle, and jingling the rings of the bit went to the closed stable where the horse he was to harness was standing by himself.