adverb see suave

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  • suavely — suave ► ADJECTIVE (suaver, suavest) ▪ (of a man) charming, confident, and elegant. DERIVATIVES suavely adverb suaveness noun suavity noun. ORIGIN Latin suavis agreeable …   English terms dictionary

  • suavely — adverb with suavity; in a suave manner he is suavely charming and all the ladies love him • Derived from adjective: ↑suave …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suavely — Suave Suave, a. [L. suavis sweet, pleasant: cf. F. suave. See {Sweet}, and cf. {Suasion}.] Sweet; pleasant; delightful; gracious or agreeable in manner; bland. {Suave ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suavely — See suave. * * * …   Universalium

  • suavely — adverb In a suave manner …   Wiktionary

  • suavely — adv. politely, graciously, in a polished manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suavely — suave·ly …   English syllables

  • suave — suavely, adv. suaveness, n. /swahv/, adj., suaver, suavest. (of persons or their manner, speech, etc.) smoothly agreeable or polite; agreeably or blandly urbane. [1495 1505; < F < L suavis SWEET] Syn. sophisticated, worldly. * * * …   Universalium

  • Short-lived recurring characters on Saturday Night Live — The following is a series of short write ups on recurring sketches that appeared four or fewer times on Saturday Night Live . Some characters who fit into this category do not appear here because they fit better into one of the other categories… …   Wikipedia

  • suave — [[t]swɑ͟ːv[/t]] suaver, suavest ADJ GRADED Someone who is suave is charming, polite, and elegant, but may be insincere. He is a suave, cool and cultured man. Syn: debonair Derived words: suavely ADV GRADED ...the skills needed to deal suavely… …   English dictionary

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