Antonyms for sternly

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The bridesmaids had been sternly forbidden to come into her room.

Hubertine was obliged to speak to her sternly, and tell her to be quiet.

"Perhaps you are mistaken there, my man," I said, as sternly as I could.

"I will say nothing to him about that or any other matter," replied Margaret sternly.

"Let me know the next story he tells; I'll cure him," said Mr. Morton, sternly.

That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.

I said, sternly, but with a calmness which almost astonished me.

I am sternly forbidden to believe that the paper educates the public.

All through her married years, she had sternly drugged it and kept it sleeping.

"You've promised," he said sternly, eyes ranging the street.

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