contemplatively

All Adverb
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  • Before he spoke he looked at her contemplatively as to the effect of his coming words. Cited from The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy
  • She looked at him contemplatively, trying to read behind his words. Cited from The Cab of the Sleeping Horse, by John Reed Scott
  • To the picture in question she had been always, in fact, able contemplatively to return. Cited from The Golden Bowl, Volume II, by Henry James
  • She regarded him contemplatively, her hands joined behind her back. Cited from The Firing Line, by Robert W. Chambers
  • She half pushed him into his chair, where he fell to warming his hands contemplatively. Cited from Children of the Ghetto, by I. Zangwill [AKA: Israel Zangwill]
  • Until then we will go forward composedly and contemplatively on our way! Cited from Letters of Franz Liszt, Volume 1, Paris To Rome
  • We may contemplatively view them in that light, but it has little place in their reflections. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, February, 1876, Vol. XVII, No. 98, by Various
  • He gazed down contemplatively, with a half serious look, master of himself and of the horse as well. Cited from The Way of a Man, by Emerson Hough
  • He sat with his right hand to his chin, his strong serious face turned contemplatively toward the rafters. Cited from Mingo, by Joel Chandler Harris
  • They found California John smoking his pipe contemplatively before a clean table. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • For a moment he looked at the face steadily, almost contemplatively it might have seemed, and then drew both arms close to the body. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • Old age looked down from the windows, contemplatively. Cited from The World Decision, by Robert Herrick
  • Henry was sitting on the ground, with his back against a fallen log, and he regarded Paul contemplatively. Cited from The Forest Runners, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Here he turned and looked contemplatively at Henry. Cited from The Man and the Moment, by Elinor Glyn
  • His pale eyes dwelt contemplatively on the girl before him. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Instead, it remained a peaceful night, though dark, and Tom looked contemplatively at his comrades. Cited from The Free Rangers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • And he stuck out a large square-toed foot and looked contemplatively at it. Cited from Roden's Corner, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Her eyes were turned contemplatively towards the sinking sun. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • She looked at him contemplatively as he stood by her side with a tea-cup in his hand, leaning still a little against the flag-staff. Cited from Jeanne Of The Marshes, E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She then kissed me, smiled contemplatively at James, and resumed her book. Cited from Not George Washington, by P. G. Wodehouse
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