All Adverb
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  • He looked gropingly about, without seeing, in the manner of an old man. Cited from The Silent Places, by Steward Edward White
  • Yet after a moment his hand came out gropingly and touched the man beside him. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • Suddenly, gropingly, he reached out for them both, and got the two of them into his arms. Cited from Jane Journeys On, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • He reached out a great hand behind him, gropingly, and it touched a chair. Cited from God's Country--And The Woman, James O. Curwood
  • She reached out gropingly and struggled to her feet, and looked just once down upon the snow. Cited from Nomads Of The North, by James Oliver Curwood
  • He tried gropingly to take hold of her, but she stood there laughing at him. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V2, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • Yet he heard, he understood, and though sight failed, he moved his hand gropingly over the covering. Cited from Mary Barton, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Once more she felt the hands gropingly upon her. Cited from The Palace of Darkened Windows, by Mary Hastings Bradley
  • She reached for it, gropingly, her eyes fixed on a point at the rear of the bank. Cited from Cheerful--By Request, by Edna Ferber
  • Then he arose gropingly to his feet, and started toward one of the two doors leading from the room. Cited from The Riverman, by Stewart Edward White
  • Even as he looked, she threw her arm out gropingly, and fell and leaned against the wall. Cited from The Dynamiter by RL & Fanny VDG Stevenson
  • Madge walked gropingly over to her cousin and sat by her side, taking her hand. Cited from Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, by Charles Major
  • Then he reached for a chair, gropingly, and sat down. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • She stretched her hands towards him gropingly, like a child that is frightened in the dark. Cited from The Moon out of Reach, by Margaret Pedler
  • The woman who could no longer see stretched forth her hands gropingly towards the man who could no longer feel; their hands met. Cited from The Memoirs of Victor Hugo, by Victor Hugo
  • She was silent for a few moments, but afterward she went on, half-gropingly he thought. Cited from The Taming of Red Butte Western, by Francis Lynde
  • She held out her hands to him, gropingly. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • Then she came gropingly back to me just as Dorothy returned. Cited from Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, by Charles Major
  • As he held it thus, he put out his left hand gently, inch by inch, gropingly. Cited from Judith of Blue Lake Ranch, by Jackson Gregory
  • Still slowly, gropingly, he arose to his feet, holding tight to the edge of the table. Cited from Conjuror's House, by Stewart Edward White
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How gropingly gets used

Meaning of gropingly

  • adverb In an uncertain groping manner