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- ‘Sylvia smiled angelically and said, ‘Alright, Daddy.’’
- ‘Periodically he would leave the stage and would be replaced by a young Italian soprano called Maria Borsi, who also sang angelically.’
- ‘But they're ordinary little boys: reading angelically one moment, kicking seven bells out of each other the next.’
- ‘At first he pretended to be angry, but we just kept grinning angelically at him and eventually he started laughing and sat down to eat cheese and biscuits with us.’
- ‘Not all God's angels acted angelically, however.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.