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 for sensibly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sensibly \Sen"si*bly\, adv.
     1. In a sensible manner; so as to be perceptible to the
        senses or to the mind; appreciably; with perception;
        susceptibly; sensitively.
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              What remains past cure,
              Bear not too sensibly.                --Milton.
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     2. With intelligence or good sense; judiciously.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sensibly
      adv 1: with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner;
             "he acted sensibly in the crisis"; "speak more sanely
             about these affairs"; "acted quite reasonably" [syn:
             sanely, sensibly, reasonably] [ant: unreasonably]

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