grimly

All Adverb
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  • But he said rather grimly that he might return, in a month perhaps. Cited from The Shadow of the North, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • His face was more grimly set than she had ever seen it. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • When he started on again his face was grimly set toward the nearest business street. Cited from The Happy Family, by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • Indeed they have that sort of idea rather grimly before them all the time -- that class. Cited from The Inheritors, by Joseph Conrad and Ford M. Hueffer
  • And the Prince sat back in his chair and looked grimly at us. Cited from Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Then, turning to Mary, he set his mouth and looked her over grimly. Cited from Rimrock Jones, by Dane Coolidge
  • He told himself grimly that the thing which he had begun was just, merely just. Cited from The Short Cut, by Jackson Gregory
  • The artist threw more fuel upon his fire, and grimly walked his beat. Cited from The Eyes of the World, by Harold Bell Wright
  • Only eighteen girls started and all of them were grimly determined to do their best. Cited from The Corner House Girls at School, by Grace Brooks Hill
  • Probably, he thought grimly, to make an end of the whole party and return to the camp. Cited from Witch-Doctors, by Charles Beadle
  • At last he was free from the danger which had hung over him so grimly. Cited from The Young Bridge-Tender, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • He was seeing a new side of life, he thought grimly. Cited from Simon Called Peter, by Robert Keable
  • But she was only half through, so she set grimly to her self-imposed task again. Cited from The Youngest Girl in the Fifth, by Angela Brazil
  • But now, as then, he pulled himself together and set his teeth grimly. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • He concentrated now upon the present and grimly accepted conditions as they were. Cited from The Man Thou Gavest, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • He came back at length and sat down, smiling at her, though somewhat grimly. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • When he thought I was not looking, his eyes were sometimes grimly fixed for a moment upon me. Cited from Uncle Silas, by J. S. LeFanu
  • Grimly we held on, yet, all three, it was as much as we could do to keep him down. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • Less turbulent than on the previous day, their purpose was more grimly certain. Cited from Port O' Gold, by Louis John Stellman
  • I said grimly that I was going back to it myself. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
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Meaning of grimly

  • adverb In a grim implacable manner
    he was grimly satisfied