Colloquially
Colloquial Col*lo"qui*al, a. [See {Colloqui}.] Pertaining to, or used in, conversation, esp. common and familiar conversation; conversational; hence, unstudied; informal; as, colloquial intercourse; colloquial phrases; a colloquial style. -- {Col*lo"qui*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

His [Johnson's] colloquial talents were, indeed, of the highest order. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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