Sometimes when they called their conduct was anything but encouraging.
The food difficulty we met by encouraging unofficial imports.
And everybody turned towards the old man, pressing him and encouraging him.
Did he even send them an encouraging message—a word of fellowship?
"The Beethoven's fine," said Margaret, who was not a female of the encouraging type.
How could he be truthful and yet continue to be encouraging?
The encouraging letter which accompanied the check was best of all.
I replied, encouraging her thoughts, "because he sought to kill me."
We had none too encouraging an account of you from Captain von Breitstein.
In an agony of mind, Mr. Burwell struggled to go on, I soothing and encouraging him.