submissively

All Adverb
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  • And she placed her hand in his and followed him submissively down the steps. Cited from Leonie of the Jungle, by Joan Conquest
  • He rose as he spoke, and she gave him her hand submissively. Cited from Daniel Deronda, by George Eliot
  • I say submissively --things meet and match us, perhaps, better than we mean. Cited from Autobiography and Letters of Orville Dewey, D.D., by Orville Dewey
  • He knew well enough that every proper man makes his wife behave submissively. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • My uncle, on the other hand, would lay down his book at once, and follow me submissively. Cited from Wilfrid Cumbermede, by George MacDonald
  • Submissively she did so, and presently stood before him in her under-petticoat. Cited from Gallantry, by James Branch Cabell
  • Because taught by authority, it must be submissively taken for granted. Cited from The Destiny of the Soul, by William Rounseville Alger
  • She took the harp submissively back to its place at the end of the room. Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • "Did you not go on with him very quietly and submissively, after a moment or two?" Cited from Without a Home, by E. P. Roe
  • I will bear submissively whatever comes; but I am not able, my dear child, to protect you. Cited from Sister Carmen, by M. Corvus [Tr.: Kate Dykers]
  • Barto's wife went into his huge arm, and submissively lifted her face. Cited from Vittoria by George Meredith, v6
  • He sat down submissively on his own chair. Cited from A Little Mother to the Others, by L. T. Meade
  • She scarcely knew what she answered; but, even while she wondered, she had taken his arm submissively. Cited from The Laird's Luck and Other Fireside Tales, by Arthur Quiller-Couch ["Q"]
  • I took it, and quite submissively I went to do his bidding. Cited from The Strolling Saint, by Rafael Sabatini
  • She suffered him to put it to her lips and drank submissively. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • No one now dares make war upon him, all nations beyond the sea having most submissively sued for peace. Cited from The French in the Heart of America, by John Finley
  • But he got up submissively and went out. Cited from Tales Of Hearsay, by Joseph Conrad
  • He looked at me submissively and said nothing. Cited from Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Tr. Symonds
  • The colour rushed to her cheeks, and she walked submissively away beside him. Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. I, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Robin went with him submissively enough, but he stumbled several times on the way. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
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