ADV: ADV after vIf you say that someone died peacefully, you mean that they suffered no pain or violence when they died.
He died peacefully on 10th December after a short illness.
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peacefully — adv. Peacefully is used with these adjectives: ↑asleep Peacefully is used with these verbs: ↑coexist, ↑demonstrate, ↑die, ↑end, ↑graze, ↑lie, ↑live, ↑march, ↑pass, ↑protest … Collocations dictionary
peacefully — peaceful ► ADJECTIVE 1) free from disturbance; calm. 2) not involving war or violence. 3) inclined to avoid conflict. DERIVATIVES peacefully adverb peacefulness noun … English terms dictionary
peacefully — adverb in a peaceful manner (Freq. 2) the hen settled herself on the nest most peacefully • Derived from adjective: ↑peaceful … Useful english dictionary
Peacefully — Peaceful Peace ful, a. 1. Possessing or enjoying peace; not disturbed by war, tumult, agitation, anxiety, or commotion; quiet; tranquil; as, a peaceful time; a peaceful country; a peaceful end. [1913 Webster] 2. Not disposed or tending to war,… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
peacefully — adverb see peaceful … New Collegiate Dictionary
peacefully — See peaceful. * * * … Universalium
peacefully — adverb in a peaceful manner … Wiktionary
peacefully — Synonyms and related words: calmly, comfortably, commodiously, conveniently, cozily, easily, luxuriously, placidly, quiescently, quietly, reposefully, restfully, roomily, smoothly, snugly, still, stilly, tranquilly, unperturbedly, voluptuously,… … Moby Thesaurus
peacefully — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Calmly] Syn. tranquilly, quietly, composedly; see calmly , resting 1 . 2. [Without making trouble] Syn. pacifically, conciliatingly, harmoniously, fraternally, placatingly, inoffensively, temperately, civilly; see also… … English dictionary for students
peacefully — adv. Ps. xxxiv. 20 … Oldest English Words