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deliciously

adverb uk   /dɪˈlɪʃ.əs.li/ us  
with a very pleasant taste or smell: a deliciously garlicky potato cake very pleasantly: As she dived into the pool, the water felt deliciously cool on her skin.
Translations of “deliciously”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可口地,味美地, 香甜地, 愜意地,舒服地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可口地,味美地, 香甜地, 惬意地,舒服地…
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