unavailingly

All Adverb
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  • The same hand which struck down your father and your mother struck at him and struck not unavailingly. Cited from Giants on the Earth, by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • Having waited for some ten minutes unavailingly, I spoke to the man in the box. Cited from The Green Eyes of Bast, by Sax Rohmer
  • Deep down within me I protest against the wrong done to my personality -- unavailingly. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
  • Those who were up made a desperate rush for their horses, but unavailingly. Cited from 31 Yrs on the Plains and In the Mountains, Drannan
  • They looked about them unavailingly and waited for several minutes, and then, as the others did not appear, went on. Cited from The Adventure Club Afloat, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • I know the story -- don't go into details that only harrow your soul up unavailingly. Cited from Anne's House of Dreams by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Corliss asked, unavailingly, for the fourth time after he had got into his cabin. Cited from A Daughter of the Snows, by Jack London
  • Having thus unavailingly admonished the master of the horse, he set out for Rome. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol II, Books 9 to 26, by Titus Livius
  • There he is, no doubt, in his impossible attitude, pointing, unavailingly, all night long. Cited from Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • How long I should have mourned thus unavailingly I cannot tell. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 29, Mar, 1860
  • We hung about, unavailingly, in the bitter wind a while longer, and then slowly, very slowly, made our way home. Cited from Of Literature--Entire, by W. D. Howells
  • He had tried unavailingly to write lyrics about Kate, but they never would "go." Cited from The Precipice, by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • With the energies of despair, though all unavailingly, the inhabitants attempted their defense. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
  • Her fury spent itself unavailingly against the solid immovability of the wood. Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • That it would do this was almost certain, for all that morning he searched unavailingly for the ARROW. Cited from Tom Swift And His Motor-Boat, by Victor Appleton
  • He was one of a committee which tried unavailingly to effect an understanding with Bishop Bourget. Cited from Laurier: A Study in Canadian Politics, by J. W. Dafoe
  • Many a time now did she unavailingly wish that Lionel had chosen Lucy, instead of her whom he had chosen. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I fought it unavailingly; but at last I knew I could keep awake no longer, and I shut my eyes. Cited from A Little Bush Maid, by Mary Grant Bruce
  • The hours of their labor were only limited by exhaustion, after many modes of torture had been unavailingly applied to force continued work. Cited from The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition, by Upton Sinclair
  • One or two of them were actually penetrated, but unavailingly. Cited from The Eagle of the Empire, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
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