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readily

[red-l-ee] /ˈrɛd l i/
adverb
1.
promptly; quickly; easily:
The information is readily available.
2.
in a ready manner; willingly:
He readily agreed to help us.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English redily. See ready, -ly
Related forms
overreadily, adverb
Synonyms
2. freely, graciously, ungrudgingly.
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British Dictionary definitions for readily

readily

/ˈrɛdɪlɪ/
adverb
1.
promptly; eagerly; willingly
2.
without difficulty or delay; easily or quickly
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Word Origin and History for readily
adv.

c.1300, from ready + -ly (2).

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