hostilely

[ hos-tl or, esp. British, -tahyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF hostilely
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The girls eyed her hostilely, where she stood, by the fireplace, dominating the scene.

So the Organ-Sunday, which had begun so hostilely, ended quite peacefully.

And their probably true father is for ever there, hostilely there, passing for her cousin, as usual: now her protecting cousin.

For they did not regard him as hostilely as usual, and he immediately concluded they were on another track.

The moment her fears that he had met Delamere hostilely were removed, all her tenderness for him returned with new force.

Philippina got up: “Yes, it is my money,” she confessed with reluctance, and looked at Dorothea hostilely.

It seems to me quite certain that the Maharajah is hostilely disposed towards the Colonel.

Lawyer Tolman looked at him hostilely and inquiringly through his gold-rimmed glasses.

If its faith be hostilely disturbed, then it loses its hope also, and the very root of its existence.

We see them hostilely wrestling with the sovereign power, which they contend is subordinate to their own.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French hostile "of or belonging to an enemy" or directly from Latin hostilis "of an enemy," from hostis "enemy" (see guest). The noun meaning "hostile person" is recorded from 1838, American English, a word from the Indian wars.

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