[ US /ˈkɪŋɫi/ ]
[ UK /kˈɪŋli/ ]
  1. having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
    the murder of his kingly guest
    symbolizing kingly power
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How To Use kingly In A Sentence

  • Parts of all three vases were mingled together and the position of each piece had to be painstakingly documented to aid the reconstruction. Times, Sunday Times
  • He admired Machiavelli for recognizing that sometimes our ends are mutually exclusive and for facing that fact unblinkingly.
  • He was a highly intelligent commercial lawyer and then judge who suddenly found himself having to grind out fact after fact from nuggets of information painstakingly. Times, Sunday Times
  • The period detail has been painstakingly recreated and it is shot in a sombre palette of olive greens and sepia tones.
  • Elected officials, he lectured, should not speak unthinkingly, but rather, when doubts exist, keep silent.
  • Our brave front withstood unshrinkingly the heavy fire of rifles and cannon concentrated upon it.
  • Now, I'm not saying that wow is the devil or anything knee-jerkingly reactionist like that (although I * do* have some serious issues with some elements of it: the grind, only having one somewhat flawed model of guild leadership, etc, etc). Becoming Gamer; or "My last ever log out."
  • Such winkingly ostentatious nastiness and Mr. Pollock's habit of telegraphing violence rather than lingering over it make this violent book surprisingly easy to read and digest. The Comic-Grotesque Goes North
  • The rest of the disc isn't as sonically edgy, but the sounds and settings that Bowie & Ronson worked up for each are strikingly appropriate.
  • The idea grew from a remark made unthinkingly by chairman.
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