doucely
adverb see douce

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • doucely — douce·ly …   English syllables

  • doucely — adverb see douce * * * douceˈly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑douce …   Useful english dictionary

  • douce — doucely, adv. douceness, n. /doohs/, adj. Scot. and North Eng. sedate; modest; quiet. [1275 1325; ME < MF (fem.) < L dulcis sweet; see DULCET] * * * …   Universalium

  • douce — adjective Etymology: Middle English, sweet, pleasant, from Anglo French, from feminine of duz, douz, from Latin dulcis sweet more at dulcet Date: 1721 chiefly Scottish sober, sedate < the douce faces of the mourners L. J. A. Bell > • doucely …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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