blithely


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Synonyms for blithely

in a joyous manner

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Up rose Robin Hood one merry morn when all the birds were singing blithely among the leaves, and up rose all his merry men, each fellow washing his head and hands in the cold brown brook that leaped laughing from stone to stone.
The old horse-chestnuts budded round her windows, green things sprung up like magic in the garden under her hands, hardy flowers bloomed as fast as they could, the birds sang blithely overhead, and every day a chorus of pleasant voices cried, "Good morning, cousin, isn't it jolly weather?"
"That will I," said Alleyne, blithely, and bent to the task.
In it was a shallow pool--a glimmering green sheet of water on whose banks nymphs might dance as blithely as ever they did on Argive hill or in Cretan dale.
Sabin's fingers closed over the note, and he stepped blithely into the carriage.
She was singing blithely; but her song came to a sudden stop when she came within sight of the tree, for there, disporting themselves with glee and pulling and hauling upon her belongings, were a number of baboons.
But it's a pity that after every Independence Day celebrations, the country's national flag is strewn on the streets and people irrespective of caste, creed, colour or religion blithely walk over them.
Like lemmings, we will blithely and blindly follow the road to extinction unless we act Now!
PARENTS pushing buggies or waiting at the school gates should stop "blithely ignoring their children" while talking on the phone, a meeting has heard.
The Birkenhead MP has never shied away from challenging the party line and, although his parting shot was written more in despair than anger, his concerns should not be blithely brushed aside.
Israelis, who blithely call the eve of January 1st "Sylvester", and Jews who celebrate "New Year's Eve" as the civil year is ushered in, may not be aware of its tragic significance in Jewish history.
They would have Israel withdraw from the West Bank and would blithely expose thousands of Palestinians to a horrible fate as Hamas, Hezbollah, ISIS and others converge upon the newly "liberated" Palestine to create the next Syria.
Premier League fans may be blithely unaware that clubs have been playing cup ties since the start of the season - but for non-league clubs second round day is massive.
This would be slightly less forgivable if this same man hadn't also spent the past few minutes sitting in a Glasgow cafe, blithely referring to Scotland as "England".
It may well be The Journal view which seems to blithely accept the Government's cruel 'there is no alternative' line.