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supplely

[ suhp-uh-lee, suhp-lee ]
/ ˈsʌp ə li, ˈsʌp li /
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adverb
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How to use supplely in a sentence

  • She glided supplely forth into the glimmer, raised her head, and screamed at the moon in a voice as terrible as her mate's.

    Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
  • Conan wheeled supplely, sweeping the shadows with a fiercely questing stare.

    Jewels of Gwahlur|Robert E. Howard
  • The barbarian was thinking only of the woman moving so supplely beside him.

    Shadows in Zamboula|Robert E. Howard
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