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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a comforting manner; In a manner designed to restore confidence

Usage examples (39)
  • The prime minister pointed reassuringly to the silence of the British press
  • Verb (used with object), : His praise reassured me
  • The rancher called reassuringly, 'That last was a perfect kill.
  • "Hen will have had his supper," she called reassuringly, "and we'll bring you a doggie bag." for more
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