erectly

All Adverb
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  • He came home so much beside himself that he could with difficulty walk erectly. Cited from Lights and Shadows of Real Life, T.S. Arthur
  • She had given new thought to her appearance, had carried her big frame more erectly. Cited from Martie The Unconquered, by Kathleen Norris
  • She watched her sister's black and white figure going erectly down the street. Cited from Miss Lulu Bett, by Zona Gale
  • He left his chair only to walk erectly to the window. Cited from The Masques of Ottawa, by Domino [AKA: Augustus Bridle]
  • He got to his feet and left as quietly and erectly as he had entered. Cited from Badge of Infamy, by Lester del Rey
  • It seemed to her that he did not sit as erectly as formerly. Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • On a still afternoon, over three weeks before that happy day, a slender old man walked erectly along the country road. Cited from Tiverton Tales, by Alice Brown
  • He had acquired a military air and walked more erectly than ever, for he was somewhat sensitive of his juvenile appearance. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • She carried her well-shaped, well- rounded figure erectly. Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • Madison was very small and thin; but she carried herself erectly and her delicately cut face was little wrinkled. Cited from Senator North, by Gertrude Atherton
  • Whether we do not more warmly and erectly stand up for God's word because it came from our mouths, than because it came from his? Cited from Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare
  • He is of medium height, carries himself erectly, and is quick and energetic in his movements. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • He carried himself erectly, swinging a little on his hips. Cited from Maurice Guest, Henry Handel Richardson
  • He noticed that she sat up erectly, and with scarcely a sign of the languor that but a few minutes before had so oppressed her. Cited from After A Shadow and Other Stories, T.S. Arthur
  • He was enormous; but in spite of his age carried himself erectly; over his black cassock with the red borders hung his gold cross. Cited from The Shadow of the Cathedral, by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • The Greeks were under disadvantages which never bore in any degree on us; yet they rose through them vigorously and erectly. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 329, March 1843, Vol. 53
  • The shell has an erectly conical shape but is rather swollen at the base.
  • He lifted himself about in five days as erectly as if nothing had occurred, and was just as ready for supper, as if he had never once known the loss of appetite. Cited from Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia, by William Gilmore Simms
  • She wriggled up and sat erectly on the edge of the davenport, one slippered foot dangling just above the other. Cited from The Blood Red Dawn, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • He no longer wore the surly, hang-dog expression of former days; he walked more erectly and his gray eyes boldly met those of any person who addressed him. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods, J. G. Flower
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Meaning of erectly

  • adverb In a straight-backed manner
    the old man still walks erectly