Definitions

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  • adv. In an operose manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an operose manner.

Etymologies

operose +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Charlie Captain, late University man and engineer, lay with eyes swathed in steaming cloths, the whaler spoke operosely and with the bitterness of great wrong.

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