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She stretched out her hands to take his hand in both hers: Dont talk so, she said brokenly.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
"And of course appearances go against me—they always do against a woman," she cried rather brokenly.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Then he slept, brokenly, waking at intervals to mutter "Damn it——" and to think of her again where she lay, far up Glyn Iago.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The child Judith––whose grief was my same agony––sobbed heart-brokenly.
"I—I think the story calls for it," she answered, a little brokenly.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Either from hunger or from fever in his ankle he slept brokenly.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
How they come back to me—dimly and brokenly, but with what a magic spell—those years of youth when I was soldiering!
Brokenly, gaspingly, breathlessly, Milburgh told the story of his meeting with Sam Stay.
"I ain't wuth your sympathy after the way I treated you," Captain Scraggs cried brokenly.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
Then Billy slid from his chair, ran to the couch, buried his face in the pillow and cried heart-brokenly.
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER

WORDS RELATED TO BROKENLY

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obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION