encouragingly

All Adverb
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  • Her eyes went to tears; and then I tried to speak more encouragingly. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • My mother's tone made the six months stretch encouragingly into six long years. Cited from The Plum Tree, by David Graham Phillips
  • Still every foot helped, and all the while some of them kept calling out encouragingly to the boy below. Cited from The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point, by Quincy Allen
  • His mother, who was standing just behind him, nodded encouragingly at her husband. Cited from The High School Pitcher, by H. Irving Hancock
  • The old man spoke encouragingly to us, and a little thing took place that drew his attention to my crew. Cited from Ned Myers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • He pressed her hands encouragingly, and again he let them go. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • He asked, encouragingly, if he could do anything for her. Cited from The Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Henry Ketcham
  • Encouragingly, research has been seen as quite prolific in a number of different cases.
  • I took the poor hand in my own and kissed it, and spoke encouragingly to him. Cited from Caesar's Column, by Ignatius Donnelly
  • He smiled at her encouragingly -- it was well that none of his family saw it. Cited from 'Way Down East, by Joseph R. Grismer
  • Barton put his hand encouragingly on his shoulder, and sat so for some minutes. Cited from The Mark Of Cain, by Andrew Lang
  • The regular work of the station opened this year encouragingly. Cited from Thirty Years in the Itinerancy, by Wesson Gage Miller
  • "You'll be all right when you get in, won't you?" he said encouragingly. Cited from The Helpmate, by May Sinclair
  • "Well, what, my dear?" asked the old gentleman, and taking one of her hands encouragingly. Cited from Five Little Peppers Grown Up, Margaret Sidney
  • At the last communion five were added and the work still goes on very encouragingly. Cited from American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 3, March, 1896, by Various
  • Then I left her to come home alone, which feat she accomplished very encouragingly. Cited from Birds and Poets, by John Burroughs
  • Before leaving, I spoke encouragingly to my patient, and promised to see her early in the morning. Cited from The Allen House, by T. S. Arthur
  • He saw the tears gathering in her eyes, and he smiled at her encouragingly. Cited from The Zeppelin's Passenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "You feel better, don't you?" the doctor asked his patient, encouragingly. Cited from Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby, by Kathleen Norris
  • They are well managed, and with respect to some of their departments Government reports speak most encouragingly. Cited from Our Churches and Chapels, by Atticus
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Meaning of encouragingly

  • adverb In an encouraging manner
    `Go on,' he said encouragingly to his student