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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a curious and intrusive manner.

Usage examples (17)
  • `Do you have a boyfriend,' she asked her prospective tenant pryingly
  • She said pryingly, “Is that why Master Iah was at your house?”
  • Sometimes I could see him sitting on an impending bough, with his tail over his back, looking down pryingly upon me.
  • As soon therefore as we had spread open the mantle, the woman that stood muffled by the country-man, having pryingly taken notice of some tokens about it, forceably laid... for more
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