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admirableadjective

uk   us   /ˈæd.mɪ.rə.bəl/
deserving respect or approval: I think you showed admirable tact/restraint/self-control in your answer. The police did an admirable job in keeping the fans calm.
admirably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
I think she coped admirably (= very well) with a very difficult situation.
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