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Adverb
In a cheerful or light-hearted way
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“As Nicholas and Colette gaily threw horseshoes, laughing merrily and cheering the other on, Caroline stood at the back.”
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With a bright or attractive appearance
“Horses in the wild don't jump over gaily coloured poles - however man has made a sport of show jumping.”
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Showing or characterized by great energy and movement
“The minuet, originally a gay and lively dance, soon lost its vivacity when exported, and became a stately dance of the aristocracy.”
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Without thinking of the consequences
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Willingly or eagerly
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In a lively manner
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Adverb for carefree or unconcerned in manner or disposition
“Yes, I know this must come as a shock to you since I am normally such a gay and carefree chap, brimming with chuckles and mirth.”
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Adverb for having a playful or fun-loving mood or nature
“The birds were in a gay and playful mood on this bright day.”
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Adverb for having a festive or merry atmosphere
“John seems very serious and quiet in comparison to this gay and merry atmosphere.”
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Adverb for visibly cheerful, enthusiastic or approbatory
“The boarders would go down to the station to meet guests arriving or departing. They had an arriving song and a departing song. One received a gay welcome or send-off.”
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Adverb for homosexual in nature or character
“John is openly gay and enjoying life to the fullest.”
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Adverb for bisexual
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Adverb for not restrained or held in check
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Adverb for silly in a childish way
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