pleasurably

All Adverb
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  • The second time we were told of them we were pleasurably moved. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, November 3, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Every one felt pleasurably, in their different ways, the quiet and beauty of the scene. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
  • The days, however, passed in the main pleasurably for them both. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • To my father I spoke of her; to her of him; and never pleasurably. Cited from The Golden Slipper, by Anna Katharine Green
  • And then he thought pleasurably of the heads that would roll did such a commercial actually get on the air. Cited from Operation: Outer Space, by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • His mind was stirred pleasurably by the things they said to him. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • How pleasurably he had once perceived all these possible joys and powers! Cited from The Opium Habit, by Horace B. Day
  • But neither light, nor air, nor sound availed to move her pleasurably. Cited from The Heavenly Twins, by Madame Sarah Grand
  • She repeated these words several times, and Jacob grew more and more pleasurably excited. Cited from The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volume 2
  • When they were seated at their table, he leant back in his chair and looked at her pleasurably. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • I cannot tell you how pleasurably I anticipate life in the house which I can call a permanent home. Cited from Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions, by Slason Thompson
  • Maria no longer dwelt so long and pleasurably upon her reflection in the glass. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • For, through all this gradation, the difference of sex makes itself pleasurably felt. Cited from The Pocket R.L.S., by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Contrariwise, if he thinks that the said object is pleasurably affected, he will feel pain. Cited from The Ethics, by Benedict de Spinoza
  • If we conceive that anything pleasurably affects some object of our love, we shall be affected with love towards that thing. Cited from The Ethics, by Benedict de Spinoza
  • I imagined myself as pleasurably coming in contact with my female partner who possessed male genitals. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • If you cannot think pleasurably over your misfortune, forget it. Cited from Searchlights on Health, by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
  • It is of little consequence that they should know the principles of art, but of much that their attention should be pleasurably excited. Cited from A Joy For Ever, by John Ruskin
  • The prospect of seeing some real fighting excited him pleasurably, for he was no coward. Cited from The Mayor of Troy, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He had lived in foreign lands far from his birthplace, but the purpose to return ever dwelt pleasurably in his mind. Cited from Opening a Chestnut Burr, Edward Payson Roe
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