splendidly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

splendid +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

splendidly (comparative more splendidly, superlative most splendidly)

  1. In a splendid manner.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity:
      “Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty, then with inspiration, “he would do splendidly to lead your cotillon, if you think of having one.” ¶ “So you do not dance, Mr. Crocker?” ¶ I was somewhat set back by her perspicuity.