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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a consoling manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • One part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form
  • Betty laughed and patted her shoulder comfortingly.
  • His grandfather patted him comfortingly on the back.
  • Flenser sighed, and patted Jefri's arm comfortingly. for more
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