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- adv. In a reflective manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a reflective manner; by reflection, in any sense of that word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a reflective manner
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Anyhow, "reflectively," it made it thicker, and they sez it was
I'm not at all sure "-- reflectively --" that the union of sympathetic temperaments, even where less love is, does not result in a much larger degree of happiness than the union of opposites, where there is great love.
Rooke "-- reflectively --" always reminds me somewhat of a powder barrel.
Taken all round, I've found life a very good sort of thing -- although "-- reflectively --" I've missed the best it has to offer a man.
Sometimes "-- reflectively --" I've thought perhaps I might do something wicked -- I might suddenly fly into a rage and kill Miss Minchin, you know, when she was ill-treating me -- but I couldn't be vulgar.
But, then, "reflectively," I'll not take much credit to myself for that.
'Owever, "reflectively," I'ave' eard 'e could' it 'ard! "
“Sadly, asuran krewes are often lost,” Snaff said reflectively.
Hutchinson snuffed the smoky candle and reflectively rubbed the soot from the wick between thumb and forefinger.
"That's remarkably like a bullet, lad," he said reflectively.
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