AdverbsThe following page has learning games and example sentences using the following 23 words from the "adverbs" category:
Pairs: getting ready...
- Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
- Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
- This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
- Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
in a manner that promotes or maintains good health; in a healthy way
- Eating fruits and vegetables helps you grow healthily.
- Exercising regularly is important for staying healthily.
- Sleeping enough is a way to rest healthily.
- She decided to start eating healthily and incorporate more fruits and vegetables into her diet.
- Exercising regularly and sleeping well are essential for living healthily.
- He tried to balance his work and personal life to live more healthily.
in a cautious or uncertain manner; with hesitation
- Hesitantly means doing something with doubt or uncertainty.
- She walked hesitantly into the dark room.
- He answered the question hesitantly, not sure of the right answer.
- She approached the unfamiliar dog hesitantly, unsure if it was friendly.
- He hesitantly accepted the challenging task, despite his doubts.
- They hesitantly entered the dark, spooky forest.
in a manner that lacks hope or optimism; without a reasonable chance of success
- Hopelessly means feeling without hope or a solution.
- He looked hopelessly at the broken toy.
- They tried hopelessly to find their lost keys.
- Despite their efforts, they felt hopelessly lost in the vast wilderness.
- He stared hopelessly at the broken computer, unable to fix it.
- She shook her head hopelessly when asked if she could complete the project on time.
in a gentle, compassionate, or considerate manner; with kindness
- Kindly means being friendly and nice to others.
- She spoke kindly to the scared puppy.
- The teacher kindly helped the student with their question.
- She spoke kindly to the frightened child and offered a comforting hug.
- Kindly gestures like holding the door open for others can make a big difference.
- He smiled kindly at the elderly neighbor and offered to help carry her groceries.
in a manner that is enigmatic, secret, or puzzling; with mystery
- Mysteriously means in a way that is secretive or puzzling.
- The door creaked mysteriously in the old house.
- The magician smiled mysteriously before the magic trick.
- The old mansion was shrouded in mist and looked mysteriously abandoned.
- She disappeared mysteriously for several days, leaving her friends concerned.
- The detective examined the crime scene, searching for clues to solve the case mysteriously.
in a loud, clamorous, or boisterous manner; with noise
- Noisily means making a lot of noise.
- The children played noisily in the park.
- The engine roared noisily as the car started.
- The children played noisily in the backyard, laughing and shouting.
- The construction site next door operated noisily, disrupting their peace and quiet.
- The thunderstorm raged outside, with rain and wind howling noisily.
in a calm, peaceful, or silent manner; with quietness
- Quietly means making little or no noise.
- Please read quietly in the library.
- They sat quietly in the dark room.
- They sat quietly by the lake, listening to the sound of the gently rippling water.
- The library was a place where people worked quietly, studying and reading.
- She tiptoed quietly into the dark room to avoid waking anyone.
at a leisurely or unhurried pace; not quickly
- Slowly means moving or doing something at a relaxed pace.
- The snail moved slowly across the sidewalk.
- She spoke slowly to make sure everyone understood.
- He walked slowly through the park, enjoying the beauty of nature.
- The tortoise moved slowly but steadily in the race against the hare.
- She sipped her hot tea slowly, savoring the warmth and flavor.
in a state of illness or not feeling physically or mentally well
- Unwell means not feeling well or healthy.
- She stayed home from school because she felt unwell.
- He looked pale and unwell after the long trip.
- She stayed home from work because she felt unwell with a fever.
- He looked pale and unwell after a sleepless night.
- They visited the doctor when their child seemed unwell and had a persistent cough.
in a good, healthy, or satisfactory manner; without issues or problems
- Well means feeling healthy and good.
- After a good night's sleep, she felt well.
- He performed well in the sports competition.
- After receiving treatment, he recovered well from the illness.
- The project was progressing well, and they were ahead of schedule.
- She performed well in her exams and earned top marks.
in a manner that expresses or conveys anger or irritation
- Angrily means in a way that shows strong anger.
- She spoke angrily when her brother took her toy.
- He slammed the door angrily after the argument.
- He slammed the door angrily after the argument with his friend.
- She spoke angrily to the customer who was being rude to the staff.
- They exchanged angry words during the heated debate.
in a manner that reflects anxiety, nervousness, or worry
- Anxiously means with nervousness or worry.
- She waited anxiously for the test results.
- He paced the room anxiously before the interview.
- She waited anxiously for the test results to come in.
- He paced back and forth anxiously in the waiting room before the interview.
- They looked anxiously at the darkening sky, fearing an approaching storm.
in a poor, inadequate, or unsatisfactory manner; not well
- Badly means in a poor or inferior way.
- He played badly in the soccer match.
- She wanted to do well but sang badly in the talent show.
- The car was badly damaged in the accident and needed extensive repairs.
- She felt badly about forgetting her friend's birthday and apologized sincerely.
- They performed badly in the competition and didn't make it to the finals.
in a manner that is aesthetically pleasing, attractively, or in a beautiful way
- Beautifully means in a way that is very attractive or pleasing.
- The flowers bloomed beautifully in the garden.
- The sunset painted the sky beautifully with colors.
- The garden was beautifully landscaped with colorful flowers and lush greenery.
- She played the piano beautifully, captivating the audience with her music.
- The sunset painted the sky beautifully with shades of orange and pink.
in a manner that is full of light, vividness, or intelligence; with brightness
- Brightly means with a strong or vivid light.
- The stars shone brightly in the night sky.
- The lanterns glowed brightly at the party.
- The stars shone brightly in the clear night sky.
- She smiled brightly when she received the good news.
- The student answered the teacher's question brightly and confidently.
in a cautious, attentive, or deliberate manner; with care and precision
- Carefully means doing something with caution and attention.
- She handled the fragile vase carefully.
- He read the instructions carefully before assembling the toy.
- He handled the fragile glassware carefully to avoid any breakage.
- She read the instructions carefully before assembling the furniture.
- They walked carefully through the slippery, icy path.
in a manner that is near or intimate; with proximity or close attention
- Closely means near or in a tight manner.
- The cat followed closely behind its owner.
- They worked closely together to complete the project.
- The two friends sat closely together, sharing stories and laughter.
- She observed the wildlife closely from a hidden vantage point.
- They followed the map closely to ensure they didn't get lost.
in a manner that is unkind, harsh, or causing suffering to others
- Cruelly means in a way that is unkind or causing suffering.
- Treating animals cruelly is not acceptable.
- He laughed cruelly at her misfortune.
- Treating animals cruelly is unacceptable and inhumane.
- She spoke cruelly to her classmates, hurting their feelings.
- He had experienced life's cruelties but remained compassionate.
in a manner that expresses great pleasure, happiness, or satisfaction
- Delighted means feeling very happy or pleased.
- She was delighted to receive a surprise gift.
- He looked delighted when he saw the cake.
- She was delighted with the surprise birthday party her friends had organized.
- He looked delighted when he opened the gift and found his favorite book.
- They were delighted to finally meet their long-lost relatives.
in a manner that is enthusiastic, eager, or impatient
- Eagerly means with enthusiasm or excitement.
- The children waited eagerly for the ice cream truck.
- She listened eagerly to the new music album.
- The children waited eagerly for the arrival of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.
- She listened eagerly to the speaker, taking notes on every word.
- They eagerly anticipated the release of the new movie.
at a high speed or rapid pace; quickly
- Fast means moving or happening quickly.
- The cheetah runs very fast in the wild.
- Time passes fast when you're having fun.
- He ran fast to catch the bus before it pulled away from the stop.
- She typed fast to meet the deadline for the report.
- They drove fast on the highway to reach their destination early.
in a manner that lacks good judgment, wisdom, or sense; unwisely
- Foolishly means in a way that is unwise or lacking good judgment.
- He spent his entire savings foolishly.
- She acted foolishly by not wearing a helmet while biking.
- He spent all his money foolishly on unnecessary gadgets.
- She acted foolishly by ignoring the safety warnings and got injured.
- They regretted their decision to invest foolishly in the risky venture.
in a mild, tender, or soft manner; with gentleness and care
- Gently means in a mild or tender manner.
- She held the baby gently in her arms.
- He spoke gently to comfort his friend.
- She held the fragile bird gently in her hands, ensuring it was unharmed.
- He spoke gently to the upset child, soothing their fears.
- They swayed gently to the music as they danced under the stars.
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