Antonyms for sportively

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I'm sportively pretending that I can press it back into shape.

Addressing her sportively, Krishna said, For whom are you carrying that unguent?

This is said gayly, or sportively, as keeping up the idea of a knight-errant.

"We seem to have drifted into the world of nothing," says I sportively.

Don Pedro, the Prince of Arragon, sportively offers himself.

"I promise to be careful to obey orders," he answered, sportively.

But instead of sportively performing, these two friars insisted, with sedate countenances, that they were men of God.

"Early Scotch woodcock, I suppose," says I, sportively alluding to the proverb.

All these quick and lively sallies were said sportively, quite in jest, and with a smile, which showed that he meant only wit.

The little fires were sportively burning outside of each teepee, where the morning meal had been prepared.

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