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fondly

adverb uk   /ˈfɒnd.li/  us   /ˈfɑːnd-/

fondly adverb (LIKING)

in a way that shows love or great liking: He smiled fondly at the children.

fondly adverb (HOPING)

hoping that something will be true when it probably will not: She fondly believed that he might come.
Translations of “fondly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 喜愛, 喜愛地,喜歡地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喜爱, 喜爱地,喜欢地…
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