adverb see verdant

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  • Verdantly — Ver dant*ly, adv. In a verdant manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • verdantly — adverb a) In a verdant manner; in a fashion indicating greenness (green color.) ...she...soon returned with a volume, verdantly bound, and garnished with a curious frontispiece in green,nothing less, than a fragment of real moss cunningly pressed …   Wiktionary

  • verdantly — verdant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ green with grass or other lush vegetation. DERIVATIVES verdancy noun verdantly adverb. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French verdeant, from Latin viridis green …   English terms dictionary

  • verdantly — See verdancy. * * * …   Universalium

  • verdantly — adv. like one who is inexperienced, like a novice; in green; with a cover of vegetation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • verdantly — ver·dant·ly …   English syllables

  • verdantly — adverb see verdant …   Useful english dictionary

  • verdant — adjective Etymology: modification of Middle French verdoyant, from present participle of verdoyer to be green, from Old French verdoier, from verd, vert green, from Latin viridis, from virēre to be green Date: 1581 1. a. green in tint or color <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • verdant — verdancy, n. verdantly, adv. /verr dnt/, adj. 1. green with vegetation; covered with growing plants or grass: a verdant oasis. 2. of the color green: a verdant lawn. 3. inexperienced; unsophisticated: verdant college freshmen. [1575 85; VERD(URE) …   Universalium

  • verdant — adjective a) Green in colour. It was a verdant and delightful valley, watered by a rivulet ... b) Abundant in verdure. See Also: verdancy, verdantly, verdure, verdurous …   Wiktionary

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