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interrogatively

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an interrogative manner; by means of a question.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In the form of, or by means of, a question; in an interrogative manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an interrogative manner; in the form of a question; questioningly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with curiosity
  • adv. in a questioning format

Etymologies

interrogative +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Yes," said Hugh, "she'll be the --" He let Gilmore speak the name interrogatively and merely nodded, smiling.

    Gideon's Band A Tale of the Mississippi

  • The Indian repeated the word interrogatively, Mawhatonga?

    Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans

  • He paused, and the hunchback repeated his last word interrogatively:

    The Duke's Motto A Melodrama

  • Yes, and I'm insanely, wildly happy that this is happening, but here's the thing: I'm pretty sure I misused the word "interrogatively" on page 187.

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  • You and -- Here he glanced interrogatively at Kit.

    THE MEAT

  • Again I went through my programme, pointing on the sketch from the one shop to the many shops, pointing out that in this particular shop was one leopard skin, and then questing interrogatively with my pencil among all the shops.

    NOTHING THAT EVER CAME TO ANYTHING

  • Holland rang a second time, and was glancing interrogatively at his companion when the bolt shot, a key turned in the lock, and the door swung open.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • She began gently, interrogatively, but built up steam.

    The Dirty Life

  • "A very strange-looking boy?" said Mrs. Greyes interrogatively to the grocer as soon as his customer had left.

    literature

  • I have been known to refrain from stepping out onto our front verandah, for fear that Mr. will interrogate me – kindly, of course, but nonetheless interrogatively – where is Baby?

    Going Placidly Beyond The Noise And Haste | Her Bad Mother

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