slightingly

All Adverb
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  • If you speak slightingly of my husband, I shall turn you out of the house. Cited from The Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen
  • Another man might pass it slightingly; to him it spoke as no other face had ever spoken. Cited from Eve's Ransom, by George Gissing
  • Directly after meeting her she asked me if I knew you, and I spoke slightingly of you. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Third Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • He "offered some reasons of his own in which he mentioned the Church slightingly." Cited from Life of John Milton Vol. 3 1643-1649, David Masson
  • I can never hear him referred to slightingly without feeling myself a rotter not to explain. Cited from Star-Dust, by Fannie Hurst
  • Make a thorough review of the work which you covered slightingly, making sure that every step is clear. Cited from How to Use Your Mind, by Harry D. Kitson
  • Not that they spoke slightingly of him -- they merely appeared to take no interest in him, which was perhaps worse. Cited from Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918, by Charles Edward Callwell
  • She told herself that never, never would she allow herself to speak lightly or slightingly of spiritualism again! Cited from From Out the Vasty Deep, by Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • To the last it made him indignant to hear her spoken of slightingly. Cited from The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2, by Rupert Hughes
  • You accuse me of having spoken slightingly of you seven years ago, when I was a mere boy. Cited from Tom Cringle's Log, by Michael Scott
  • To speak slightingly of her part in the women's movement is uncomprehending. Cited from The Business of Being a Woman, by Ida M. Tarbell
  • He never speaks slightingly of his enemy unless he well deserves it. Cited from Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900), by A. G. Hales
  • The little Chevalier's heart rose high within him, as he attempted to speak slightingly of his own services. Cited from La Vendee, by Anthony Trollope
  • If we had looked slightingly on the rough water passed, what we now see would satisfy the greediest. Cited from The New North, by Agnes Deans Cameron
  • Mandy Ann felt that she could kill him, and every one else who spoke slightingly of her charge. Cited from The Cromptons, by Mary J. Holmes
  • Perhaps the senorita may not treat my offer quite so slightingly as yourself. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • I spoke of the trees I noticed between Chester and London somewhat slightingly. Cited from Our Hundred Days in Europe, Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • And the man looked down, slightingly, on the boyish figure beside him. Cited from Burnham Breaker, by Homer Greene
  • It is rather usual among English-speaking people to think slightingly of the poetry of France, especially of her lyrics. Cited from French Lyrics, by Arthur Graves Canfield
  • I found that my uncle's surviving relatives now spoke of him slightingly and carelessly. Cited from The Queen of Hearts, by Wilkie Collins
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