Definitions

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  • adv. In a way suggesting suspicion.
  • adv. In a way that arouses suspicion.
  • adv. Causing suspicion.
  • adv. To a degree that makes one suspect something.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a suspicious manner; with suspicion.
  • So as to excite suspicion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with suspicion

Etymologies

suspicious +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Another lawsuit is pending in Germany against the Opel division of General Motors, this one for a version of the Brahms "Lullaby" performed in what he calls a suspiciously Waitsian voice.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Another lawsuit is pending in Germany against the Opel division of General Motors, this one for a version of the Brahms 'Lullaby' performed in what he calls a suspiciously Waitsian voice.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • He said there was also evidence of cover-ups when civilians were killed, including what he called a suspiciously high number of casualties that U.S. forces attributed to ricochet wounds.

    ajc.com - News

  • She studied the coin suspiciously, nodded, and shuffled off.

    Mind Meld

  • He was on his cell again when I came out, and he cut the call suspiciously short.

    Pirates

  • He peered at the coins suspiciously as they poured into his palm.

    Another Fine Myth

  • Manuel looked at the coin suspiciously, bit it, rang it on one of the flagstones, weighed it thoughtfully in his palm, and finally pocketed it and drove off without further word.

    The Mission of Janice Day

  • In their humble quarters at Cornhill they remained preaching, visiting, nursing, begging their bread, but always gay and busy, till the summer of 1225, when a certain John Iwyn -- again a name suspiciously like the phonetic representative of the common Norfolk name of _Ewing_ -- a mercer and citizen, offered them a more spacious and comfortable dwelling in the parish of St. Nicholas.

    The Coming of the Friars

  • Meanwhile, someone with a name suspiciously similar to my blog-moniker just posted the following comment on Byron Calame’s blog at the New York Times:

    Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: Election Open Thread

  • “Who’s there?” she called suspiciously, holding the lamp high, her eyes narrowing as she tried to pierce the shadows.

    Sweet Dalliance

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