Definition of 'peacefully'
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We live here very peacefully. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In a few moments I was sleeping peacefully again. Times, Sunday Times (2017)His agent said that he died peacefully. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She climbs into bed and slips peacefully away. The Sun (2011)The last three hostages were freed unhurt as the siege ended peacefully after four hours. The Sun (2008)He died peacefully in his paddock there. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He passed away peacefully in hospital early this morning with his family at his bedside. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Once satisfied the predator and prey live peacefully alongside each other. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And she is not the sort of person to die peacefully in her sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He passed away peacefully in his sleep. The Sun (2010)He passed away peacefully at a nursing home after a short illness. The Sun (2008)We can live peacefully with diversity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Tens of thousands marched peacefully on Sunday to demand further reform. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And why don't these silly people all go and peacefully eat grass alongside one another? Times, Sunday Times (2009)He died peacefully yesterday after suffering kidney failure, his family said. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She then died peacefully at home, surrounded by love. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)She died there peacefully yesterday, surrounded by her family. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For two weeks, they lived peacefully enough. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)About 50 protesters got inside but avoided arrest by promising to leave peacefully after they had made their point. The Sun (2013)One might compromise the unification issue by permitting the two German governments to unify peacefully after fifty or a hundred years have gone by. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Ask,'How are we going to peacefully coexist in our society? Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: peacefully ADVERB
If you say that someone died peacefully, you mean that they suffered no pain or violence when they died.
He died peacefully on 10th December after a short illness.
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