adverb see lax I

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  • Laxly — Lax ly, adv. In a lax manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laxly — lax ► ADJECTIVE 1) not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful. 2) (of limbs or muscles) relaxed. DERIVATIVES laxity noun laxly adverb laxness noun. ORIGIN Latin laxus loose, lax …   English terms dictionary

  • laxly — See laxation. * * * …   Universalium

  • laxly — adverb In a lax manner, without rigor or strictness …   Wiktionary

  • laxly — adv. loosely; permissively; without restrictions; vaguely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laxly — lax·ly …   English syllables

  • laxly — See: lax …   English dictionary

  • laxly — adverb in a permissively lenient manner he felt incensed that Tarrant should have been treated so leniently given his crime • Syn: ↑leniently • Derived from adjective: ↑lenient (for: ↑leniently), ↑lax …   Useful english dictionary

  • lax — laxly, adv. laxness, n. /laks/, adj., laxer, laxest. 1. not strict or severe; careless or negligent: lax morals; a lax attitude toward discipline. 2. loose or slack; not tense, rigid, or firm: a lax rope; a lax handshake. 3. not rigidly exact or… …   Universalium

  • Cannabis — This article is about the plant genus. For use as a psychoactive drug in the genus, see Cannabis (drug). Cannabis …   Wikipedia

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