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synonyms for emptily

  • desperately
  • sadly
  • dispiritedly
  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • desolately
  • despairingly
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • dismally
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • spiritlessly
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antonyms for emptily

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  • confidently
  • expectantly
  • hopefully
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How to use emptily in a sentence

But when a common fellow emptily asks me anything, I tap it on this side and that, and sift it to the bottom.
THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUSCONFUCIUS
The world seemed emptily open before her once more, chill and lonely as the autumn morning.
ELIZABETH'S CAMPAIGNMRS. HUMPHREY WARD
It fell on its back—a dead face covered with blood staring emptily at the ceiling.
ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
The spritsail flapped emptily and the boat righted to an even keel, causing the two men swiftly to change position.
THE SEA-WOLFJACK LONDON
Who would have thought that the day that began so emptily would end with two of my rooms full,—each containing a widow?
IN THE MOUNTAINSELIZABETH VON ARNIM
On which, rather softly closing the door, the young man remained alone in the great emptily lighted billiard-room.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
She had lost one of her spars, and her starboard davits rolled emptily.
THE CRUSADE OF THE EXCELSIORBRET HARTE
The sea still stretched emptily before him; the dotting sails still unchanged and distant.
A FIRST FAMILY OF TASAJARABRET HARTE
The pause each time she saw it now became longer, more deliberate, more inviting, more emptily unfilled.
DANGEROUS AGESROSE MACAULAY
The railroad company's corral had yawned emptily during the entire fall season.
THE TRAIL HORDECHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
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WORDS RELATED TO EMPTILY

  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • desolately
  • despairingly
  • desperately
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • dismally
  • dispiritedly
  • emptily
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • sadly
  • spiritlessly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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