obtusely

All Adverb
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  • When do women want the bulky, solid reasons obtusely demanded by men before they can be enemies? Cited from The Woman With The Fan, by Robert Hichens
  • The two-story palace consists of three wings, which are obtusely linked.
  • "What did you cry for?" demanded that young lady, obtusely. Cited from Many Kingdoms, by Elizabeth Jordan
  • In shape they taper somewhat suddenly to the smaller end, which may almost be termed obtusely pointed. Cited from The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1, by Allan O. Hume
  • For a moment, obtusely, I did not understand. Cited from The War Terror, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • We also learn why the town obtusely refers to itself as "the stool capital of the United States."
  • So it went on, obtusely and persistently, whenever he tried to sound the note of prudence. Cited from The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton
  • These are nearly flat, the last one is obtusely angled at the periphery.
  • They terminate somewhat obtusely, and form two acute angles at the base. Cited from The Field and Garden Vegetables of America, by Fearing Burr
  • It came to her sullenly, obtusely, like the instinct of revenge to an animal. Cited from A Mummer's Wife, by George Moore
  • Snout very prominent, obtusely pointed, with a sharp horizontal cutting edge, below which are located the nostrils.
  • They are subconcave above, a little tumid and very obtusely subcarinated below.
  • The snout is obtusely pointed, the eyes are small and have round pupils and there are no visible tympani.
  • The wall beneath these is continued downwards to the floor, but under each window a low obtusely-pointed depressed archway is cut leading into the aisles. Cited from Bell's Cathedrals: Wimbourne Minster and Christchurch Priory, by Perkins
  • Its face is concave, and obtusely subdentate at its base.
  • The berry is diamond-shaped, obtusely conical, very regular and uniform; seeds yellow and near the surface. Cited from Success With Small Fruits, by E. P. Roe
  • The term may, though obtusely, be applied to classical music, insofar as classical pieces generally bear similar thematic elements, but the preferred term in this instance is generally subject.
  • His conception of social and moral values is so obtusely or radically different from those of the truly occidental civilizations that there is little common ground here. Cited from Villa Elsa, by Stuart Henry
  • Snout obtusely pointed and projecting, without dermal appendage, not quite twice as long as the eye.
  • There was a time when it seemed as if Rumbold might go, but he had a meeting of his creditors and then went on unpacking as obtusely as ever. Cited from The History of Mr. Polly, by H. G. Wells
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