ungraciously

All Adverb
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  • At the same time she rose ungraciously and followed him into the house. Cited from The Happy End, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • She took her place very ungraciously at the foot of the line. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine. Vol. XII, No. 33. December, 1873., by Various
  • He said it rather ungraciously, perhaps, and her eyes filled with tears. Cited from Vera Nevill, by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
  • "Did you have a good time?" he asked, trying not to speak ungraciously. Cited from The Common Law, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Barry saw her first, but ungraciously would not speak to her nor for her. Cited from Carpenter's Daughter, by Anna Bartlett Warner and Susan Bogert Warner
  • "Take it not ungraciously, but only upon one condition can your wish be granted." Cited from Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • The felt hat ungraciously replied that he could do nothing of the kind. Cited from Debit and Credit, by Gustav Freytag
  • "Come back, then -- and catch a cold if you like!" he said ungraciously. Cited from The Moon out of Reach, by Margaret Pedler
  • This last conjecture, I must own, came upon me very suddenly and very ungraciously. Cited from Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete, by Washington Irving
  • He came back and stood by the gate, ungraciously enough, to be sure; still, he came back. Cited from The Flying U Ranch, by B. M. Bower
  • Then as if unwillingly forced to say something he did it as ungraciously as possible. Cited from Idle Hour Stories, by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  • I was anxious that it should also be reported to him that I had received you somewhat ungraciously. Cited from The Strong Arm, by Robert Barr
  • "What did you come for?" he asked her, ungraciously enough. Cited from The Corner House Girls at School, by Grace Brooks Hill
  • She looked up from her book rather ungraciously. Cited from Phebe, Her Profession, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • None the less, the one course open to him was to submit as little ungraciously as he was able. Cited from The Brentons, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • I pushed away the gentle hand ungraciously, and rose hastily from my seat. Cited from Milly Darrell and Other Tales, by M. E. Braddon
  • "But why the detective?" asked the doctor, ungraciously, as he took his seat. Cited from The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, by Fergus Hume
  • In fact, the Germans seem everywhere to take their new national consequence ungraciously. Cited from A Little Swiss Sojourn, by W. D. Howells
  • The milk-woman, however, not ungraciously granted him the two matches he begged for. Cited from A Rough Shaking, by George MacDonald
  • The old woman grunted ungraciously as she rose to her feet, then the three, one following the other, moved forward. Cited from The Princess Pocahontas, by Virginia Watson
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Meaning of ungraciously

  • adverb Without grace; rigidly
    they moved woodenly