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- adj. In a puffing manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a puffing manner; with vehement breathing or shortness of breath; with exaggerated praise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a puffing manner.
I'm deeply, honestly, heart puffingly pleased with it.
David chuckled, gurgled, and puffingly mounted higher.
"This here business is something that can be settled without any row, Mr. Hammond -- if that's your name," said the officer, puffingly.
Himself stooped puffingly to pick up the segregated sack.
Lance Darby, a fair-haired, rosy-cheeked lad, who was Chet's particular chum, was ahead and he came, puffingly, to a stop just before Laura.
Every time he halted, the better to trim some detail of the load, or puffingly to mop the greasy flow of perspiration, he furtively surveyed all the corners of the horizon and scrutinized the edges of the wood.
Antoine, who toiled puffingly, Jacques, who stepped daintily and seemed fearful of treading on stones and briars, and last of all François, who moved at a measured pace, with long strides, retaining his air of profound meditation.
I’m deeply, honestly, heart puffingly pleased with it.
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