hap|pi|ly «HAP uh lee», adverb.
1. in a happy manner; with pleasure, joy, and gladness: »

She lives happily with her family.

2. by luck; with good fortune; fortunately: »

Happily, I saved you from falling.

SYNONYM(S): luckily.
3. aptly; appropriately: »

His letter of congratulation was happily phrased.

SYNONYM(S): successfully, fitly, felicitously.

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