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pleasing +‎ -ly


pleasingly (comparative more pleasingly, superlative most pleasingly)

  1. In a pleasing manner; agreeably; favourably.
    • 1749, John Cleland, “part 5”, in Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, London: G. Fenton, OCLC 13050889:
      I not only then tighten'd the pleasure-girth round my restless inmate by a secret spring of friction and compres- sion that obeys the will in those parts, but stole my hand softly to that store bag of nature's prime sweets, which is so pleasingly attach'd to its conduit pipe, from which we receive them;