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synonyms for apologetically

  • meanly
  • abjectly
  • ingloriously
  • obscurely
  • poorly
  • simply
  • submissively

antonyms for apologetically

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  • boastfully
  • haughtily
  • proudly
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How to use apologetically in a sentence

They crossed the road, and entered the huge shanty, and stood apologetically near the door.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Well, sir,” said the old salt apologetically, “they told me as she were going down.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The native guard stands in the doorway apologetically fumbling with the key which he has just used in undoing the door.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Mr. Treffry, putting on the brake, muttered apologetically: "A little out o'hand!"
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
He pointed almost apologetically to the small screen on his desk.
THE DARK DOORALAN EDWARD NOURSE
"I ought to be able to tell you a lot more," he said apologetically in conclusion.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
Hendry looked at me apologetically while these instructions came up.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
She remarked upon it somewhat apologetically, and Edna laughed at her.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
“My lady will soon get over her annoyance,” said I, as it were apologetically.
MY LADY LUDLOWELIZABETH GASKELL
"I never take any pains with it," the woman of the home said to me, half apologetically.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO APOLOGETICALLY

  • abjectly
  • apologetically
  • ingloriously
  • meanly
  • obscurely
  • poorly
  • simply
  • submissively
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.