- meek + -ly. (Wiktionary)
“Douglas would surrender the title meekly to Evander Holyfield eight months later and be remembered as a curiosity rather than a great champion - much as James J Braddock, the original "Cinderella Man" would be remembered after beating Max Baer to win the title in 1936, then losing it to Joe Louis in his first defence two years later.”
“Mrs. Andelin meekly endured the cruel reproaches levelled at her by indoctrinated feminists who thought they knew how this world should be run.”
“WHISTLER In his fourth Olympics, U.S. biathlon veteran Jay Hakkinen was determined not to let his team go out meekly from a disappointing Games.”
“And did you give in meekly to a morbid whim like that?" asked Eric impatiently.”
“But would Al Gore have entertained for an instant the idea of meekly reporting for this debate and walking past (even figuratively) nameplates that read "O'Reilly," "Hannity," "Hume," and "The FOX All-Stars"?”
“It was fresh from the oven," explained Martin meekly.”
“It was fresh from the oven,' explained Martin meekly.”
“Mrs. Graves breathed Mrs. Hall's name meekly to her husband.”
“Then he kneeled down and called meekly upon God and said: O”
“Once they found him with an open razor, possibly contemplating suicide; but he abandoned the idea meekly enough when surprised by his friends, and explained himself with one of those lies with which his tremulous tongue was every so ready.”
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