entertainingly


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en·ter·tain·ing

 (ĕn′tər-tā′nĭng)
adj.
Agreeably diverting; amusing: They staged an entertaining puppet show.

en′ter·tain′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.entertainingly - in an entertaining manner; "Byron's consumed memoirs possessed the merit of being well and entertainingly written"
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entertainingly

[ˌentəˈteɪnɪŋlɪ] ADV [say, talk] → de manera divertida, de modo ameno
an entertainingly irreverent bookun libro irreverente y divertido
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entertainingly

adv (= in a fun way)unterhaltsam; (= amusingly)amüsant
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He was here on a visit not long ago, young Beecher was, and he talked most entertainingly about his discoveries.
He had a great deal to say in return, and very entertainingly; but Emma's feelings were chiefly with Jane, in the argument; and on leaving Randalls, and falling naturally into a comparison of the two men, she felt, that pleased as she had been to see Frank Churchill, and really regarding him as she did with friendship, she had never been more sensible of Mr.
Caldwell--there had been something about him that had made the girl like him from the first; he had talked so entertainingly of the places he had seen--the peoples and their customs--the wild beasts; and he had always had a droll way of drawing striking comparisons between savage animals and civilized men that showed a considerable knowledge of the former, and a keen, though somewhat cynical, estimate of the latter.
Such impressions must be entertainingly novel to the civilized person."
The manager begged to be introduced to her sister, chatted entertainingly with the pair of them, and strove greatly and anxiously to be agreeable.
Unfortunately the fussy controls make navigating puzzles and environments awkward, spoiling what could have been an entertainingly characterful adventure.
Well now I have been following some entertaining correspondence in a London daily apropos how irresponsible a youthful Theresa May was in running through a wheat field - mind you, we were never told whether she did so in the altogether, for as I recall from my innocent youth, the girls of the manse were always entertainingly good and educational company.
An action-packed and entertainingly ludicrous thrill-ride of a film.
ENTERTAININGLY, the Meghan soap opera just keeps giving.
Critique: An entertainingly original, deftly crafted and thoroughly engaging novel that is unreservedly recommended for community library Contemporary General Fiction collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists that "Secret Agent Angel" is also available in a digital book format (Kindle, $3.99).
An entertainingly insightful picture book that helps teach children about the consequences of bullying and the power of friendship, "What in the World Is Wrong with Gisbert?" is a unique, entertaining, and highly recommended addition to family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library collections.
IN HIS Wednesday column (June 27) Julian Muscat wrote entertainingly about sectional timing.

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