Pleasantly \Pleas"ant*ly\, adv. In a pleasant manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • pleasantly — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Agreeably] Syn. pleasingly, charmingly, welcomely; see agreeably . 2. [Courteously] Syn. gallantly, civilly, thoughtfully; see politely …   English dictionary for students

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