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  • adverb In an arthritic fashion: in a way that is characteristic of a person with arthritis


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arthritic +‎ -ally


  • Taken on its own terms, Slow Love is a compelling and often funny addition to that burgeoning literary subset of autobiography: namely, women's memoirs about being knocked down in midlife and, painfully, arthritically, figuring out a way to get up again.

    When Work And Love Hit The Skids, 'Slow' Down

  • Monday I woke with my knees throbbing — both arthritically and empathically — and, despite the sunshine streaming through my bedroom window, felt shrouded in gloom.

    The Brady-less Bunch in Boston

  • Her arms moved arthritically, but she caught his massive head in her hands.

    Hellgate London Covenant

  • She touched the wall slowly, arthritically, and a section slid open with a grating crunch.

    Hellgate London Covenant

  • Chances are that in 2012, we'll still be watching an ancient Tina Turner or Mick Jagger writhe and wriggle, arthritically, across a concert stage in London or Tokyo.

    Young At Heart

  • The room has no windows, and an inadequate standing FAN oscillates arthritically.

    July 2006

  • Some nights I slept for four or five hours — five was my record, I think — and woke in a slurry of dander, which Diane would clean from the blood-pocked bed while I shifted arthritically to a bedside chair.


  • The visitors watched an elder arthritically remove his shoes, then enter.

    Wolves Eat Dogs

  • His arthritically warped hands rattled the cup and saucer as he placed it in front of her.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • He ran an arthritically swollen hand over his thin white hair, and for a moment I thought he would refuse to let me inside.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down


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