mutely

All Adverb
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  • Her hands dropped from her face, and she turned it toward him mutely. Cited from A Daughter of To-Day, by Sara Jeannette Duncan (AKA Mrs. Everard Cotes)
  • Then she turned the old case over in her hand and looked at it mutely. Cited from The Shield of Silence, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • She looked at him mutely, and he took his hand from her shoulder. Cited from The Black Cross, by Olive M. Briggs
  • She did not answer him, only mutely held out the case, still without looking at him. Cited from Charles Rex, by Ethel M. Dell
  • She stood in the middle of the room, and looked mutely at her son. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • He said nothing, but he held out both his hands mutely. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • What she mutely seemed to ask of her friends was not to be made to feel. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • They looked mutely at each other, not knowing what best to say. Cited from Story of Chester Lawrence, by Nephi Anderson
  • Happy if you can answer them mutely in the order and disposition of your life! Cited from Ralph Waldo Emerson, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • As he stands thus mutely before her, she becomes aware of his presence for the first time. Cited from Miss Caprice, by St. George Rathborne
  • All these things told him mutely that the world was going on the same as ever; nothing had changed. Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • A bullet hole in his head mutely told how he had met his death. Cited from Danger Signals, by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
  • But still she sat before him mutely, making no sign. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Mutely he helped me to don the cloak over my thin evening dress. Cited from Dead Man's Rock, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He looked mutely at the officer, who held his arm and looked down sternly at him. Cited from The Young Mountaineers, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • She looked at him mutely, held by the spell of his eyes. Cited from Missing, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • I now turned and spoke to Blackana who still mutely sat at his appointed post. Cited from Mr. World and Miss Church-Member, by W. S. Harris
  • The child shook his head mutely to this appeal, but rise he could not. Cited from Rabbi and Priest, by Milton Goldsmith
  • Her smile mutely invited him; but he could not trust himself -- yet. Cited from Far to Seek, by Maud Diver
  • In the end he gave himself up mutely to the rapture of her arms. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
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Meaning of mutely

  • adverb Without speaking
    he sat mutely next to her