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Giddily   Listen

In a giddy light-headed manner.  Synonyms: dizzily, light-headedly.

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"Giddily" Quotes from Famous Books

... giddily, "every possible place will be fit for him, if he can once bear with that. Don't you think ...
— Cecilia vol. 3 - Memoirs of an Heiress • Frances (Fanny) Burney (Madame d'Arblay)

... just departed, over whose graves the turf is not yet green; the imagination no longer evokes only the gloomy shadows of the past. In the Polonaises of Lipinski we hear the music of the pleasure-loving heart once more beating joyously, giddily, happily, as it had done before the days of disaster and defeat. The melodies breathe more and more the perfume of happy youth; love, young love, sighs around. Expanding into expressive songs of vague and dreamy character, they speak but to youthful hearts, cradling ...
— Life of Chopin • Franz Liszt

... record undefaced, Added by successive years,— The harvestings of truth's stray ears Singly gleaned, and in one sheaf Bound together for belief. Yes, I said—that he will go And sit with these in turn, I know. Their faith's heart beats, though her head swims Too giddily to guide her limbs, Disabled by their palsy-stroke From propping mine. Though Rome's gross yoke Drops off, no more to be endured, Her teaching is not so obscured By errors and perversities, That ...
— Christmas Eve • Robert Browning

... on the fans. Some all black, giddily dash up against us, so light and airy that they seem merely a pair of quivering wings fastened together without ...
— Madame Chrysantheme • Pierre Loti

... He was almost delirious with happiness. Life seemed to him only possible with this lovely creature for his wife! His wife! Such an accession of blood gushed into his heart at the thought that he stopped giddily. ...
— The Idol of Paris • Sarah Bernhardt

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