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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a straining or trying manner.

Usage examples (30)
  • Rarely, indeed, did our acknowledged politicians or essayists seek its columns for the promulgation of their ideas, and its editorial displays were generally...
  • But for those of us who are not pacifists yet wish to live by humane values, there is all the greater need for moral self-scrutiny and criticism, even — especially — when these...
  • "What a good guesser you are!" she cried tormentingly.
  • "What a really good man you are!" she said tormentingly. for more
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