tearfully

All Adverb
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  • But next morning, as he was rising, she said to him earnestly and almost tearfully. Cited from Lights and Shadows of Real Life, T.S. Arthur
  • Joseph then tearfully reveals his true identity to all of them.
  • He tearfully admits that he felt guilty about not bringing him home.
  • "Why do you look at me so tearfully?" he almost shouted. Cited from Stories by Foreign Authors: German (V.2), Various
  • She tearfully tells him that she doesn't think she can go forward with the play because it is too painful.
  • "Oh, what are we going to do?" she asked tearfully. Cited from The Runaway Skyscraper, by Murray Leinster
  • "I still believe him a gentleman!" she cried, and swept tearfully from the room. Cited from Count Bunker, by J. Storer Clousten
  • Don tearfully hugs her at the waist and tells her he thought he had lost her.
  • She makes her decision and tearfully watches him walk away.
  • Carly tearfully tells him that she is not going to get better.
  • However, the wife tearfully says that Father Christmas did indeed come, and left presents for them.
  • They tearfully say goodbye and the bear returns to its own family.
  • Bugsey tearfully declared he would never go to Band of Hope again. Cited from Sowing Seeds in Danny, Nellie L. McClung
  • He asks her if she's stolen mushrooms before and she tearfully tells him how she found out about them.
  • They bade each other farewell tearfully but gave into their feelings for each other and ended up sleeping together again.
  • She (secretly tearfully) has to send her nephew away, knowing she may never see him again.
  • She has been hanging over you tearfully all day; never going near Miss Evelyn at all. Cited from Miriam Monfort, by Catherine A. Warfield
  • Tate tearfully confesses that he loves her and cannot understand why she has turned cold toward him.
  • I am always touched by those French verses, and now I apply them tearfully. Cited from Lady John Russell, by Desmond MacCarthy and Agatha Russell
  • He leaned over the table and gazed almost tearfully into the designing eyes before him. Cited from Dixie Hart, by Will N. Harben
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Meaning of tearfully

  • adverb With tears; in a tearful manner
    the man confessed tearfully to having beaten his wife