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Meaning of "spongily" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPONGILY

spongily  [ˈspʌndʒɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPONGILY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spongily is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SPONGILY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of spongily in the English dictionary

The definition of spongily in the dictionary is in a spongelike manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPONGILY


cagily
ˈkeɪdʒɪlɪ
dingily
ˈdɪndʒɪlɪ
edgily
ˈedʒɪlɪ
gingelli
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
gingelly
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
gingili
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
jinjili
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
mangily
ˈmeɪndʒɪlɪ
podgily
ˈpɒdʒɪlɪ
pudgily
ˈpʌdʒɪlɪ
rangily
ˈreɪndʒɪlɪ
smudgily
ˈsmʌdʒɪlɪ
splodgily
ˈsplɒdʒɪlɪ
stagily
ˈsteɪdʒɪlɪ
stingily
ˈstɪndʒɪlɪ
stodgily
ˈstɒdʒɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPONGILY

spongeable
spongebag
spongelike
spongeous
sponger
spongeware
spongicolous
spongier
spongiest
spongiform
spongin
sponginess
spongioblast
spongioblastic
spongiose
spongious
spongoid
spongologist
spongology
spongy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPONGILY

baggily
craggily
foggily
fuggily
groggily
logily
muggily
scraggily
shaggily
slangily
soggily
springily
stringily

Synonyms and antonyms of spongily in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «spongily» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPONGILY

Find out the translation of spongily to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of spongily from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «spongily» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

spongily
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

spongily
570 millions of speakers

English

spongily
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

spongily
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

spongily
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

spongily
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

spongily
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

spongily
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

spongily
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Spongily
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schwammig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

spongily
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

spongily
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spongily
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

spongily
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

spongily
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सहजतेने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

spongily
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spongily
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

spongily
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

spongily
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spongily
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

spongily
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spongily
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spongily
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spongily
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spongily

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPONGILY»

The term «spongily» is used very little and occupies the 164.549 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPONGILY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «spongily» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «spongily» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about spongily

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPONGILY»

Discover the use of spongily in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spongily and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Death on the Double
Then I sat down on a spongily springy mattress and inspected the remainder of the material. I wondered, for a fleeting moment, how frequently this spongily springy mattress had sprung with gusto, and, knowing the occupant of the apartment, ...
Henry Kane, 2012
2
Carabidae (Insecta: Coleoptera): synopsis of supraspecific taxa
Male mesotarsi dilated laterally and spongily pubescent ventrally (with spongy pubescence not uniformly distributed, contrary to Lecanomerus) or unmodified. Number of taxa. 3 species. See Appendix B (Updated checklist of species). General ...
André Larochelle, Marie-Claude Larivière, Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd, 2007
3
The County Road
Then Mrs. Medway's steps came down the stairs, the door closed behind her, and the horse's hoofs clattered out of the barn and sounded spongily upon the drive. Sylvia looked up, and Haven was aware, in the gathering dusk, that tears were ...
Alice Brown, 1906
4
The Middle Pasture
The explosive, being in a small pocket of the rock which opened into a large, spongily formed chamber, simply split that mound from stem to stern, and it is no longer a solid mound, but an entirely unsuspected cave." I asked if it hurt the little  ...
Mathilde Bilbro, 1917
5
The Tideway
From week's end to week's end she neither saw nor heard anything whatever to remind her of her religion : and her disposition was spongily receptive. Without being quick to receive new impressions she slowly absorbed the influences that ...
John Ayscough, 1918
6
The Pope's Rhinoceros
He remembered a sloping ridge of ground choked with grasses intowhich his feet sank spongily as they traversed and rose to the crest. It was sunny andhewas beingled alongona length of twine.Just that. Another time,he was sleeping, ...
Lawrence Norfolk, 2007
7
Clinical lectures on subjects connected with medicine, ...
But the local treatment of cervical catarrh consists essentially in the employment of astringents and caustics ; these should generally be pretty concentrated, and should be applied both to the spongily degenerated lips of the cervix, and to the ...
Richard von Volkmann, 1876
8
Memoirs of a Midget
Adam stepped to the gate. I clutched Rose's soft, cool fingers. And spongily, ponderously, there, beyond the bars, debouched into view a huge-shouldered, mole-coloured elephant, its trunk sagging towards the dust, its small, lash-fringed eye ...
Walter De la Mare, 1922
9
Sea of Lentils
... sweating and grimy, dressed in a tattered shirt, the red-haired man sinks spongily in his bed of cords, fanning himself with a bunch of heron feathers; his bombastic mien has the clumsy starch of vanity, of false majesty; a menacing crossbow ...
Antonio Benítez Rojo, 1990
10
Geological Survey Bulletin
with rims of An55. Oscillatory zoning is common, and the cores of many crystals are spongily replaced by glass. Prisms of hypersthene (2K=80°), of the same dimensions, make up about 15 percent of the volume. A few are enclosed by jackets ...
‎1956

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPONGILY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term spongily is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Biologic Bike Mount Weathercase
The front of the Weathercase is clear and the touchscreen works quite well, if a bit spongily. (There's some give as the case is padded underneath the phone.) ... «road.cc, Jan 15»
2
Volvo V60 Cross Country: LA Auto Show
... many tall-riding, spongily sprung crossovers. Now Volvo's splitting the difference with the V60 Cross Country, an AWD, lifted (by 2.6 inches) version of the V60. «Men's Journal, Nov 14»
3
Mitsubishi Evo X FQ-400
In fact the FQ-400 still appears to have plenty of vertical travel (hence the scuffing) and, better still, what movement it has is beautifully, spongily damped. «Evo, Sep 09»
4
KQED AT 50 / Bay Area's reliable voice to some, tired bastion of …
Host Mel Wax, his hair spongily aloft and horn-rim glasses absently plucked off his face and then replaced, conducted a meandering discussion that ranged from ... «San Francisco Chronicle, May 04»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Spongily [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/spongily>. May 2021 ».
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