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- (General American) IPA(key): /wɔɹmli/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /wɔːmli/
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- Hyphenation: warm‧ly
- In a manner that maintains warm temperature.
- Be sure to dress warmly today!
- In a warm, friendly manner.
- (dated) With emotion, or with a certain amount of anger, somewhat hotly.
- 1811, [Jane Austen], chapter XIV, in Sense and Sensibility […], volume I, London: […] C[harles] Roworth, […], and published by T[homas] Egerton, […], OCLC 20599507, page 166:
- One evening in particular, about a week after Colonel Brandon left the country, his heart seemed more than usually open to every feeling of attachment to the objects around him; and on Mrs. Dashwood’s happening to mention her design of improving the cottage in the spring, he warmly opposed every alteration of a place which affection had established as perfect with him. “What!” he exclaimed—“improve this dear cottage! No. That I will never consent to. Not a stone must be added to its walls, not an inch to its size, if my feelings are regarded.”
- 1811, [Jane Austen], chapter XII, in Sense and Sensibility […], volume I, London: […] C[harles] Roworth, […], and published by T[homas] Egerton, […], OCLC 20599507, page 135:
- Elinor then ventured to doubt the propriety of her receiving such a present from a man so little, or at least so lately known to her. This was too much. “You are mistaken, Elinor,” said she warmly, “in supposing I know very little of Willoughby."
in a manner maintaining warm temperature