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She spoke earnestly and openly about her struggles with royal life and her fractured marriage to a man who she suggested wasn’t fit to be king.
HOW PRINCESS DIANA'S PANORAMA INTERVIEW 25 YEARS AGO PAVED THE WAY FOR MEGHAN AND HARRY'S OPRAH TELL-ALLCADY LANGMARCH 11, 2021TIME
The Alcalde was kneeling by his side, gazing sadly and earnestly into the face of the dying man.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Murat, who had earnestly begged to be allowed to share the Austrian campaign of 1809, was delighted to serve in person.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
I hope that you never will grow up, said Tessa, earnestly, every thing is just as bad as you can dream.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
He threw the Matin on the grass, and, doubling himself up in his chair regarded her earnestly.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A womans heart is not made of grains of sand to be blown hither and thither by a mans breath, she said very earnestly.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
It is not surprising that the leading Scots remonstrated earnestly with Bruce for exposing himself to such an unequal chance.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
His face came into the light again, and he leaned there on the table, watching me as earnestly as ever.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
However, he soon overcame it, and talked calmly and earnestly, without looking much at her.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
"It is evident, then, that he earnestly desired to speak to you—to tell you something," her companion remarked.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
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WORDS RELATED TO EARNESTLY

  • anxious
  • beseechingly
  • compellingly
  • eagerly
  • earnestly
  • emotionally
  • enthusiastically
  • excitedly
  • frantically
  • gravely
  • hastily
  • imperiously
  • impetuously
  • imploringly
  • importunately
  • persuasively
  • precipitately
  • vigorously
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