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swim·ming·ly

 (swĭm′ĭng-lē)
adv.
With great ease and success: Things are going swimmingly.
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swimmingly

(ˈswɪmɪŋlɪ)
adv
successfully, effortlessly, or well (esp in the phrase go swimmingly)
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swim•ming•ly

(ˈswɪm ɪŋ li)

adv.
without difficulty; with great success.
[1615–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.swimmingly - with no problems or difficulties; "put the plans into effect quickly and smoothly"; "despite of some mishaps, everything went swimmingly"
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swimmingly

adverb successfully, very well, smoothly, effortlessly, as planned, like a dream, without a hitch, cosily, like clockwork, with no trouble The work has been going swimmingly.
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Translations

swimmingly

[ˈswɪmɪŋlɪ] ADV to go swimminglyir a las mil maravillas
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swimmingly

adv (inf)glänzend; to go swimmingly (inf: = like clockwork) → wie geschmiert gehen or laufen (inf); they got along swimminglysie verstanden sich glänzend
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swimmingly

[ˈswɪmɪŋlɪ] adv (smoothly) everything went swimminglytutto è andato liscio come l'olio
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