riant

adjective
ri·​ant | \ ˈrī-ənt How to pronounce riant (audio) , ˈrē-; rē-ˈäⁿ \

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riantly \ ˈrī-​ənt-​lē How to pronounce riantly (audio) , ˈrē-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of riant

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for riant

Middle French, present participle of rire to laugh, from Latin ridēre

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“Riant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riant. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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