Definitions

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  • adv. in an objurgative or reproving manner

Etymologies

From objurgative +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The foolish Patient still at intervals continued to break in on our discourse, which rather promised to take a philosophic turn: "But I have lost my appetite," said he, objurgatively, with a tone of irritated pathos; "I have no appetite; I can't eat!"

    Past and Present

  • a philosophic turn: "But I have lost my appetite," said he, objurgatively, with a tone of irritated pathos; "I have no appetite; I can't eat!"

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

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