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Definition of "grandly" []

  • Large or impressive in size, extent, or consequence (adjective)
  • Characterized by or attended with magnificence or display; sumptuous (adjective)
  • Of great distinction or pretension; dignified or haughty (adjective)
  • Designed to impress (adjective)
  • Very good; wonderful (adjective)
  • Comprehensive; complete (adjective)
  • Worthy of respect; fine (adjective)
  • Large or impressive in conception or execution (adjective)
  • Most important; chief (adjective)
  • A thousand pounds or dollars (noun)
  • In a grand manner. (adverb)

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  • To the greatest extent. (adverb)

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Use "grandly" in a sentence
  • "Suleiman gestured grandly from the back of his little white stallion, pointing his crop at the crest."
  • "The scale, after all, is not gigantic; but the light and shadow come in grandly at certain hours, throwing one side of the defile into brilliant sunshine and the other into profoundest gloom, with an effect never to be obtained in either Pfeffers or Trient."
  • "She thanked him nicely, but rather 'grandly' -- not at all as if she was not accustomed to lots of servants and attention, which I was pleased at."
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