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They scurried down a long, dismal lane toward a low-lying range of hills pertly wooded with bald patches of barren earth and rock.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
"I wish we might see the presentation," interrupted a maid, pertly, her longing eyes straying to the bright lights afar.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
But our camp wouldnt hold a picnic, at any rate, spoke Grace pertly.
“Yes, if it is a miracle to touch a switch,” she answered pertly.
"As he paints, I suppose, you mean," pertly rejoined Mrs. Gruyère.
POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
"I told yu he was hittin' my bottle," pertly remarked Billy, as he followed the rest outside.
“I should like to see the man among them all who could break my heart,” said Nancy pertly, laughing.
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
“I see you are bound to make sure enough spies out of us,” said Marie Crismore pertly.
Across the corn-field a Traill's flycatcher was tossing up his head pertly, and vociferating kwee-kwee.
A RAMBLER'S LEASEBRADFORD TORREY
On to the Abbey itself now the town's houses jostle, treading on its skirts, pertly encroaching.

WORDS RELATED TO PERTLY

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION