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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Easily  \Eas"i*ly\,  adv  [From  {Easy}.] 
  1.  With  ease;  without  difficulty  or  much  effort;  as  this 
  task  may  be  easily  performed;  that  event  might  have  been 
  easily  foreseen. 
 
  2.  Without  pain,  anxiety,  or  disturbance;  as  to  pass  life 
  well  and  easily.  --Sir  W.  Temple. 
 
  3.  Readily;  without  reluctance;  willingly. 
 
  Not  soon  provoked,  she  easily  forgives.  --Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  easily 
  adv  1:  with  ease;  "she  was  easily  excited";  "was  easily  confused"; 
  "he  won  easily";  "this  china  breaks  very  easily"; 
  (`easy'  is  used  informally  for  `easily'  as  in  "success 
  came  too  easy")  [syn:  {easy}] 
  2:  without  question;  "easily  the  best  book  she's  written" 
  3:  indicating  high  probability;  in  all  likelihood;  "I  might 
  well  do  it";  "a  mistake  that  could  easily  have  ended  in 
  disaster";  "you  may  well  need  your  umbrella";  "he  could 
  equally  well  be  trying  to  deceive  us"  [syn:  {well}] 




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