They also discussed—and this is lovely—how “minority-outreach programs were not fit for the Republican Party.”
Wells has written some lovely, thoughtful, and evocative reviews over the past year.
We would go home together and have a lovely time, and then where did they go?
Old English luflic "affectionate, loveable;" see love (n.) + -ly (1). The modern sense of "lovable on account of beauty, attractive" is from c.1300, "applied indiscriminately to all pleasing material objects, from a piece of plum-cake to a Gothic cathedral" [George P. Marsh, "The Origin and History of the English Language," 1862].
An attractive woman: where flabby lovelies in polka-dot bikinis lobbed beachballs around (1940s+)