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Duel Your Dual Nature With This Quiz On Geminis

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With wolfish eyes he saw her white hand close shrinkingly over the dead one on the table.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Kite (shrinkingly) replies, “Oh I was only singing of the great Khakake, it is he who is said to fly so high.”
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Bos'n looked shrinkingly at Mr. Smith's unshaven cheeks and then at Captain Cy.
CY WHITTAKER'S PLACEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
At last she laid her hand shrinkingly on mine, and I grasped it firmly.
She took it, and they went together, shrinkingly, into the presence of the dead.
She was helped into her coat, that seemed to have grown shrinkingly forlorn, and descended to the foyer with Fay.
FIND THE WOMANARTHUR SOMERS ROCHE
She stood, shrinkingly, before him, as if she were afraid to meet his eyes; but her passionate sorrow was quite hushed and mute.
Captain Hagberd jerked himself free, and began to back away shrinkingly.
TO-MORROWJOSEPH CONRAD
As he spoke she stood looking at him, shrinkingly, uncertainly, trying to fathom the false ring of the conventional phrases.
ISTAR OF BABYLONMARGARET HORTON POTTER
Kite (shrinkingly) replies, "Oh I was only singing of the great Khakake, it is he who is said to fly so high."
THE AMERICAN INDIANSHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT

WORDS RELATED TO SHRINKINGLY

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION