amicably adv
She stood on the balcony, inexplicably mimicing him hiccupping, and amicably welcoming him home.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • amicably — (adv.) 1630s, from AMICABLE (Cf. amicable) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Amicably — Am i*ca*bly, adv. In an amicable manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amicably — adv. Amicably is used with these verbs: ↑chat, ↑live, ↑resolve, ↑settle …   Collocations dictionary

  • inexplicably adv — amicably adv …   English expressions

  • hiccup v — amicably adv …   English expressions

  • mimic v — amicably adv …   English expressions

  • amicable — am|i|ca|ble [ˈæmıkəbəl] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Late Latin; Origin: amicablis, from amicus friend ] an amicable agreement, relationship etc is one in which people feel friendly towards each other and do not want to quarrel ▪ Their relationship… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • amicable — amicability, amicableness, n. amicably, adv. /am i keuh beuhl/, adj. characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement. [1425 75; late ME < LL amicabilis, equiv. to amic(us) friend, friendly + abilis ABLE; cf.… …   Universalium

  • amicable — [ˈæmɪkəb(ə)l] adj friendly and without arguments an amicable divorce[/ex] amicably adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • amicable — [am′i kə bəl] adj. [LL amicabilis: see AMIABLE] friendly in feeling; showing good will; peaceable [an amicable discussion] amicability [am′i kəbil′ə tē] n. amicably adv …   English World dictionary

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