Brightly
Brightly Bright"ly, adv. 1. Brilliantly; splendidly; with luster; as, brightly shining armor. [1913 Webster]

2. With lively intelligence; intelligently. [1913 Webster]

Looking brightly into the mother's face. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • brightly — bright ► ADJECTIVE 1) giving out much light, or filled with light. 2) (of colour) vivid and bold. 3) intelligent and quick witted. 4) (of sound) clear and high pitched. 5) cheerfully lively. 6) (of prospects) good. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • brightly — adverb see bright I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brightly — See bright. * * * …   Universalium

  • brightly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. glitteringly, sparklingly, limpidly, lustrously, shiningly, glowingly, incandescently, luminously, effulgently, glisteningly, shimmeringly, radiantly, coruscatingly, glaringly, blindingly, gleamingly, splendidly,… …   English dictionary for students

  • brightly — adv. luminously; radiantly; cheerfully; intelligently; clearly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brightly — bright·ly …   English syllables

  • brightly — See: bright …   English dictionary

  • brightly — adverb with brightness (Freq. 1) the stars shone brilliantly the windows glowed jewel bright • Syn: ↑brilliantly, ↑bright • Derived from adjective: ↑bright, ↑brilliant …   Useful english dictionary

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