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adj. rac·i·er, rac·i·est
1. Having a distinctive and characteristic quality or taste.
2. Strong and sharp in flavor or odor; piquant or pungent.
3. Risqué; ribald.
4. Vigorous; lively.

[From race.]

rac′i·ly adv.
rac′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.racily - in a racy manner; "racily vernacular language"
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(ˈreisi) adjective
lively. a racy style of writing.
ˈracily adverb
ˈraciness noun
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The sun shone clearly and pleasantly; the wind was fresh and brisk upon their faces, and smelt racily of woods and meadows.
There's even humour, with the final song racily depicting a football match between angels and devils.
And then last night, he was in Liverpool for the world premiere of his Concerto for Orchestra, commissioned by the Phil to mark its 175th anniversary, and titled, a little racily (more of that anon) Intimate Curve.
Segel and Diaz make a great couple and the film gets better and more racily funny as it goes on.
A key aim is to get businesses to buy into the racily titled process of digital enablement, where digital technologies are used to improve businesses across all sectors.
Indeed, the only nod to its sportier peers is the radio aerial perched rather racily on the roof as if an afterthought to some kind of auto fashion trend.
Tomes on India's nuclear establishment are seldom racily written or free from rhetoric.