skeptically

All Adverb
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  • "How am I to know that you speak the truth?" he asked skeptically. Cited from The Boy Allies in the Trenches, by Clair Wallace Hayes
  • He said it is important to know that any technology can be defeated, and one should look at things skeptically.
  • John shook his head skeptically as they moved over to the other side of the pier. Cited from A Son of the City, by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • He considered skeptically, I could see, my remark upon our numbers. Cited from The Moon Pool by A. Merritt
  • The morning after, Martin skeptically watched out his window for God.
  • At other times the subject has been dealt with less enthusiastically, even skeptically. Cited from Constitution of the U.S.: Analysis and Interpretation, ed. by E. Corwin
  • His attitude toward the results of former investigations was thus skeptically critical. Cited from How To Study and Teaching How To Study, F. McMurry
  • "What do you mean by an All-wise Power?" he asked, skeptically. Cited from Virgie's Inheritance, by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • But skeptically, the family rejected it and wanted to go back to the United States for treatment.
  • "But where are we to do all this?" asked Grace skeptically. Cited from The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle, by Laura Lee Hope
  • But She smiled skeptically, went out of the room and came back armed with the whip. Cited from Barks and Purrs, by Colette
  • Sokka skeptically mentions how they have said this before and that she will surely turn and fight with them again.
  • "How you know?" he asked at last, skeptically. Cited from The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • This was one of the moments when my real self seemed to stand off and skeptically regard the fictitious cowboy. Cited from The Rustlers of Pecos County, by Zane Grey
  • This is rarer now, and the posts must be read more skeptically, as with other media.
  • "Do you expect to see Pat when you finish turning?" said Dan skeptically. Cited from The Golden Road, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • "You think, if you can get something like that started, that they'll forget about the Brain?" his father asked skeptically. Cited from Graveyard of Dreams, by Henry Beam Piper
  • These results must be viewed skeptically since placebo effects cannot be evaluated.
  • At first her intervention in the business of packing was received skeptically. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • "Is this the sort of shoe that working-women wear?" he inquired skeptically. Cited from The Brown Study, by Grace S. Richmond
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