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1. firmly

adverb. ['ˈfɝːmli'] with resolute determination.

Synonyms

  • steadfastly
  • unwaveringly

Antonyms

  • unfaithful
  • unstable
  • unfixed

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • firm (English)
  • Firma (German)

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Rhymes with Firmly

  • wormley

Sentences with firmly


1. Adverb
Hold the second stone firmly in your dominant hand with the heel of your hand pointed toward the ground.

Quotes about firmly


1. Mistakes are the best teachers. One does not learn from success. It is desirable to learn vicariously from other people's failures, but it gets much more firmly seared in when they are your own.
- Mohnish Pabrai

2. It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.
- L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

3. I firmly believe, only because I've been doing this for so long, every show takes three years. 90% of them don't get three years. It just does. It takes a long time to build a community, build a friendship with your characters. It's hard for people to grasp on and make them care about you.
- Kaley Cuoco

2. firmly

adverb. ['ˈfɝːmli'] in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger.

Antonyms

  • insecure

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • firm (English)
  • Firma (German)

3. firmly

adverb. ['ˈfɝːmli'] with firmness.

Antonyms

  • soft

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • firm (English)
  • Firma (German)
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