liltingly
adverb see lilting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lilting — adjective Date: 1800 1. characterized by a rhythmical swing or cadence < a lilting stride > 2. cheerful, buoyant < a lilting comedy > • liltingly adverb • liltingness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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