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adverb as in humbly

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“We lead a life of glimpses & glances,” Emerson apologetically wrote of their time in his house.

Later, at a diner Dean apologetically says he only did it so they could have more money to travel on the road.

He too seems reluctant to talk, explaining apologetically there are dangers from both pro- and anti-Gaddafi loyalists.

It was, he said apologetically, one of 22 evictions he had to carry out that day.

They crossed the road, and entered the huge shanty, and stood apologetically near the door.

Well, sir,” said the old salt apologetically, “they told me as she were going down.

The native guard stands in the doorway apologetically fumbling with the key which he has just used in undoing the door.

Mr. Treffry, putting on the brake, muttered apologetically: "A little out o'hand!"

He pointed almost apologetically to the small screen on his desk.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apologetically, such as: meanly, abjectly, ingloriously, obscurely, poorly, and simply.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.