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synonyms for soothingly

  • delicately
  • indifferently
  • lightly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • blandly
  • calmly
  • compassionately
  • genially
  • gingerly
  • imperturbably
  • kindly
  • meekly
  • mollifyingly
  • patiently
  • softly
  • temperately
  • tenderly
  • tepidly
  • tolerantly
  • tranquilly

antonyms for soothingly

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  • harshly
  • roughly
  • violently
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How to use soothingly in a sentence

The gust of perfumed air, laden with the rich aroma of fresh-mown hay, is soothingly invigorating.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
"Huh," grunted Mollie, as she flung herself upon Old Nick's back and patted him soothingly.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
He turned away, while Thyrsis and the young nurse held Corydon's hand and whispered to her soothingly.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
I nodded soothingly to him, and then asked him to talk no more; for I knew that fever would soon come on.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
"Whoa, Bob," he said soothingly, and one of them whinnied back in response as if glad to know that a human being was near.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
"Let this young skipper alone, Dick," whispered Holmes soothingly, in his chum's ear.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
While helping the girl into clean, dry clothing, Aunt Mollie spoke soothingly to her, as one would reassure a frightened child.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
"I'll keep this for you, Bill," he said soothingly, and dropped the weapon into his coat pocket.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
I was somewhat tired and soon felt myself drowsily wandering into dreamland as the breeze lulled me soothingly.
A FANTASY OF FAR JAPANBARON KENCHO SUYEMATSU
"You mustn't be so impatient," soothingly responded Mr. Jayres, laying his fat finger on his fat cheek and smiling softly.
TIN-TYPES TAKEN IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORKLEMUEL ELY QUIGG
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WORDS RELATED TO SOOTHINGLY

  • blandly
  • calmly
  • compassionately
  • delicately
  • genially
  • gingerly
  • imperturbably
  • indifferently
  • kindly
  • lightly
  • meekly
  • moderately
  • mollifyingly
  • patiently
  • quietly
  • softly
  • soothingly
  • temperately
  • tenderly
  • tepidly
  • tolerantly
  • tranquilly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.