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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With a lack of courage and determination.

Usage examples (17)
  • simperingly, the accused begged for mercy
  • She thanked him simperingly and tucked it in her knapsack.
  • "I'm called Hui Hsiang, (orchid fragrance)," that waiting-maid rejoined simperingly.
  • I would, however, be simperingly grateful if any Aston Martin executive happens to read this and feels like offering me a free sample of their wares, in which unlikely... for more
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