How to use Contentedly in a sentence

contentedly
  • She sighed contentedly and shut the oven door.

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  • He sighed contentedly as her warmth engulfed him.

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  • It gurgled contentedly as it slowed to round the bend.

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  • At Montevecchio he lived contentedly among his books, in the neighbourhood of his two friends, Pico at Querceto, and Poliziano at Fiesole, cheering his solitude by playing on the lute, and corresponding with the most illustrious men of Italy.

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  • I do not see but a quiet mind may live as contentedly there, and have as cheering thoughts, as in a palace.

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  • It was no longer possible to write as if the whole civilization of the Western world would sit down contentedly under the shadow of East Gothic dominion and Amal sovereignty.

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  • His life was a poet's life from first to last - free, unworldly, unhurried, unconventional, unselfish, and was contentedly and joyously lived.

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  • She snuggled against his chest and sighed contentedly.

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  • The adults ignored them, grazing contentedly on the deep grass.

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  • In spite of Martha's pending departure, they gloried in the early summer sunshine, rocking contentedly in a few stolen minutes of relaxation.

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  • The king of the beasts lies at his feet, contentedly purring.

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  • Across the creek, on the hillside, two elk grazed contentedly.

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  • At Valangay, where he was sent as a prisoner of state, he sank contentedly into vulgar vice, and did not scruple to applaud the French victories over the people who were suffering unutterable misery in his cause.

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  • Soon they were snuggled beneath a heavy wool robe, gliding contentedly down the snow covered back roads of the Uncompahgre valley.

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  • No bird is more popular with natives than the mama (Acridotheres tristis), a member of the starling family, which lives contentedly in a cage, and can be taught to pronounce words, especially the name of the god Rama.

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  • Her father looks in at us morning and evening as he goes to and from his office, and sees her contentedly stringing her beads or making horizontal lines on her sewing-card, and exclaims, "How quiet she is!"

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  • With more than a billion records, you'll be researching contentedly for free at the Genealogy Archives website.

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  • Up to this time Wesley says he had no notion of inward holiness, but went on "habitually and for the most part very contentedly in some or other known sin, indeed with some intermission and short struggles especially before and after Holy Communion," which he was obliged to attend three times a year.

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  • She rolled toward him as he lay down and sighed contentedly as she snuggled against him.

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  • Esar-haddon's policy was successful and Babylonia remained contentedly quiet throughout his reign.

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