Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an availing manner; successfully.

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  • adverb In an availing manner.

Etymologies

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availing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Thus, in a frame of mind altogether repelling the notion of conversion to gentler views, or the idea of laudable endeavor, on the part of another, to instil milder counsels, being availingly expended, they repaired to the Police

    A Treatise on the Six-Nation Indians

  • As far as could be conjectured, she had drunk it between hurried readings from her mother's Bible; the one true companion to which she had often clung, always half-availingly.

    Rhoda Fleming — Volume 5

  • Jasper; rather, perhaps, a faint hope that, in another meeting, he might more availingly soften his son's heart.

    What Will He Do with It? — Volume 10

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