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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In the manner of someone delivering a reproval.

Usage examples (32)
  • There were tears in her eyes as she addressed him rebukingly:
  • "My dear Eleanor, why this excitement?" asked Mrs. Lorton rebukingly.
  • "Wrong; you haven't been observing my directions," he rebukingly replied.
  • "There aren't any Turkish ladies there," uttered Miss Beecher rebukingly. for more
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