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Definition of Readily


  1. In a ready manner; quickly; promptly.
  2. Without delay or objection; without reluctance; willingly; cheerfully.

Readily Quotations

A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
William Penn

The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter - for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.
Nikola Tesla

Persuasion is achieved by the speaker's personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided.

What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.
Julius Caesar

The baby boomers are getting older, and will stay older for longer. And they will run right into the dementia firing range. How will a society cope? Especially a society that can't so readily rely on those stable family relationships that traditionally provided the backbone of care?
Terry Pratchett
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Readily Translations

readily in German is bereit, fertig
readily in Latin is prompte
readily in Spanish is de buena gana
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