Thesaurus / meekly

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“I hear and obey,” he meekly answered, and so he went to fight the Moors.

PatraasR. H. Busk

“My hat and the butter,” said Anthony meekly, and at this unique combination they both laughed.

A Village StradivariusKate Douglas Wiggin

"There is an errand that I desired him to do," she replied, meekly enough.

Under her poke bonnet I saw her meekly parted hair and her faded cheeks, flushed now with a hectic colour.

Eleanor felt chagrined and meekly followed Polly after this.

Polly and EleanorLillian Elizabeth Roy

And go I did, finally, as meekly as possible, and I wore the pink organdie and had a lovely time.

Glory of YouthTemple Bailey

He meekly slunk along after the judge, and to an outsider would have appeared to be a criminal doomed to die.

The Hindered HandSutton E. Griggs

"I never smoke cigars," she said in a meekly apologetic tone.

A Tangled TaleLewis Carroll

It made me smile to remember how mature Patsy had been when I meekly ran her errands and gladly wore her yoke in the old days.

A Virginia ScoutHugh Pendexter

When a fireman began operations on the engine, I meekly queried where the Express was.

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