evenly


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Synonyms for evenly

in equal amounts or shares

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in a level and regular way

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The tavern sign--a beehive trimmed evenly with bees--creaked in the wind outside as she thanked him.
She knew how to hit to a hair's-breadth that moment of evening when the light and the darkness are so evenly balanced that the constraint of day and the suspense of night neutralize each other, leaving absolute mental liberty.
I must except, however, the little recruit into the Infant Bonds of Joy, who was stolidly and evenly miserable.
Instantly he drew his long-sword, and thus evenly armed we set to in earnest for one of the closest battles I ever have fought.
At first I had a time of it dodging their villainous hook-swords, but after a minute or two I had succeeded in wresting a second straight sword from one of the racks along the wall, and thereafter, using it to parry the hooks of my antagonists, I felt more evenly equipped.
In other respects his costume was plain, and his hair evenly cut enough for customers, who were not close observers, to take him for a mere tailor's apprentice, perched behind the board, and carefully stitching cloth or velvet.
quoth he to himself, "never had I thought to see Little John so evenly matched in all my life.
The heavy bag of corn would be thrown across the back of the horse, and the corn divided about evenly on each side; but in some way, almost without exception, on these trips, the corn would so shift as to become unbalanced and would fall off the horse, and often I would fall with it.
The minister drew the remaining papers together, arranged them evenly, and then raised his head.
In the light of reason it did not much matter, perhaps, but it was her instinct to be careful of that vision of herself which keeps pace so evenly beside every one of us, and had been damaged by her confession.
And Rachel," she looked at her, meaning, no doubt, to decide the argument, which was otherwise too evenly balanced, by declaring that Rachel was not comparable to her own children.
But they ought to be evenly balanced," said the boy, "and I had no time to be careful.
For a few seconds he watched it speeding evenly eastward, when, to his horror, he saw the speck dive suddenly downward.
So now I took careful aim between its eyes; my right fingers closed firmly and evenly upon the small of the stock, drawing back my trigger-finger by the muscular action of the hand.
There they were, boats and nets, as on that first Sunday when they had bested us, strung out evenly over the river as far as we could see.