speculatively

All Adverb
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  • He laid a hand upon his brother's arm and felt it speculatively. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • He looked about the company, as if speculatively, but his mind was already made up. Cited from Murder at Bridge, by Anne Austin
  • Presently this passed away, and he fixed his gray eyes speculatively upon my face. Cited from Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1
  • He was looking at her speculatively, as if there were something about her that he found hard to understand. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He turned half away, looking up speculatively at the yellow Indian moon. Cited from Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories, by H. Merriman
  • She was looking at him speculatively, as if considering the best place to hit him first. Cited from Active Service, by Stephen Crane
  • Then, his face suddenly serious again, he considered her speculatively. Cited from Man to Man, by Jackson Gregory
  • He looked at her speculatively and spoke quietly as if the matter were of no great importance. Cited from Her Father's Daughter, by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • He stood looking at his mother speculatively, a little grin on his face. Cited from Cow-Country, by B. M. Bower
  • Speculatively he eyed the buildings about him as he entered the city. Cited from Star Born, by Andre Norton
  • Her own four armed attendants seemed to take the whole affair rather speculatively. Cited from The Lion of Petra, by Talbot Mundy
  • He continued to look at her speculatively, his pipe between his teeth. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He looked at her so speculatively for a moment after this that she wondered whether he had something more to say. Cited from T. Tembarom, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • And she threw back her head and looked speculatively at her visitor. Cited from Roden's Corner, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Arcot looked speculatively at the star field in the great broad window before him. Cited from Islands of Space, by John W Campbell
  • He got up and stood looking down at him speculatively, too astonished to be angry. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • But once settled down, he looked at him speculatively. Cited from The Paradise Mystery, by J. S. Fletcher
  • But even then he hesitated as he turned the note over, speculatively now, in his fingers. Cited from Adventures of Jimmie Dale, by F. L. Packard
  • Once about the noon hour they saw a smoke far to the south, and both regarded it speculatively. Cited from The Forest Runners, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • "Has it struck you that he has been in low spirits?" he inquired speculatively. Cited from T. Tembarom, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Meaning of speculatively

  • adverb With speculation; in a speculative manner
    he looked at her speculatively