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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that indicates regard, esteem, reverence, or deference.

Usage examples (40)
  • My cat does not talk as respectfully to me as I do to her.
  • Might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity?
  • Adjective : a respectful reply
  • The boy went his way, eying the labels respectfully and with some awe. for more
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