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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (impressively)
a. grandiosamente, majestuosamente
2. (pompously)
a. solemnemente
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grandly [ˈɡrændlɪ]
1 (impressively)
to live grandly vivir por todo lo alto; grandly decorated suntuosamente decorado
2 (importantly) [+announce, proclaim] (solemnly) solemnemente; con solemnidad; (pompously) pomposamente; en tono pomposo; [+stand, walk] majestuosamente
the head butler grandly announced the arrival of the Duke he walked grandly to the front of the queue he walked grandly up the aisle I stood there grandly waiting for my name to be called
"my daughter's a PhD," he said grandly —mi hija tiene un doctorado —dijo pomposamente or en tono pomposo; what was grandly named "the Palace" lo que grandiosamente or pomposamente llamaban "el Palacio"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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