ably

Part of speech: adverb

In an able manner.

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Usage examples "ably":

  1. Sound criticism was, it is true, beginning to rear its head; but its progress was slow: men were, in general, more anxious to write ably than to write what was true. - "A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version"", Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh.
  2. The prosecution, on the other hand, had been most ably conducted. - "From Whose Bourne", Robert Barr.
  3. The grounds on which the Governors have adopted the affirmative of the proposition, and appointed a Divinity Professor of the Church of England, are ably stated in their letter to me. - "McGill and its Story, 1821-1921", Cyrus Macmillan.