clingingly

All Adverb
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  • He lowered his voice, for Rosie had gone close to him, and laid her hands clingingly upon his coat. Cited from Tiverton Tales, by Alice Brown
  • But she, out of their very sacredness as the first words he had spoken to her in his home, had remembered them most clingingly. Cited from The Bride of the Mistletoe, by James Lane Allen
  • And she once more rested her head clingingly on Mrs. Leyburn's knee. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • With a kind of wild impetuosity she seized the old man's arm, and drew it fondly, clingingly within her own. Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 12
  • And then a third time, more clingingly, more yearningly yet, thrice lighting the fire in his blood with the same straw. Cited from The Choir Invisible, by James Lane Allen
  • She raised the picture to her lips and kissed it -- not with passion -- but clingingly, as though it represented her only wealth, amid so much poverty. Cited from The Case of Richard Meynell, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • And suddenly she stooped, and put her lips, tenderly, clingingly, to Mrs. Burgoyne's hand. Cited from Eleanor, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • At length they have enough: then slowly, clingingly unclasp, turn round with gazing eyes, and are resumed, sedately, into the diurnal round of common life. Cited from Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete, by John Symonds
  • Richard is dark, like father and me, very quiet, except in the matter of affection, in which he is clingingly demonstrative, slow to receive impressions, but withal tenacious. Cited from People of the Whirlpool, by Mabel Osgood Wright
  • With an oath, he caught her savagely in his arms, and crushed her to him, while his unshaven, whiskey-soaked lips were pressed clingingly against her own indignant ones. Cited from Call of the Cumberlands, by Charles Neville Buck
  • Amy turned back to the bed and shook out delicately the white muslin dress -- the dress that John had hung on the wall of his cabin -- that had wound itself around his figure so clingingly. Cited from The Choir Invisible, by James Lane Allen
  • He found himself repeating the words he remembered best in the marriage service, not bitterly as he had repeated them to Annesley, but yearningly, clingingly, groping after some promise of hope in them. Cited from The Second Latchkey, by Williamson
  • The walk had a roof of lattice work supported by wooden pillars; round which, an image of woman's love, the honeysuckle clingingly twined, diffusing sweets. Cited from A Love Story, by A Bushman
  • I noticed carved furniture that must have been bought with a coarse and a generous hand; and on the walls a diptych by Marcus Stone portraying the course of true love clingingly draped. Cited from Grim Smile of the Five Towns,by Arnold Bennett
  • We find no dark holes and corners in the career of one who may be said to have remained a boy to the end, at fifty as at five full of freak and initiative, clingingly attached to a devoted and richly-endowed mother, and the ebullient spirit of a happy home. Cited from Heart of the Vosges, by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • A black velvet dress, made high in the throat, with a wide collar of heavy lace upon her shoulders, hung clingingly about the outlines of her tall and perfect figure; her hands, with some lace ruffles falling about her wrists, were simply crossed before her. Cited from Vera Nevill, by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
  • Jack and Echo embraced clingingly and kissed lingeringly. Cited from The Round-Up, by John Murray and Mills Miller
  • Osborn had drunk a benedictine and smoked a cigar appreciatively; Marie had begun to think, reluctantly, yet clingingly, maternally, of her babies in the pink room at home. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • Down slipped her silken veils, clingingly, slowly, as though reluctant to unclasp her; whispering they fell from the high and tender breasts, the delicate rounded hips, and clustered about her feet in soft petalings as of some flower of pale amber foam. Cited from The Metal Monster, by A. Merritt