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- adv. In a blighting manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. So as to cause blight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By blighting; with blighting influence or effect.
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As I sat nursing these reflections, the casement behind me was banged on to the floor by a blow from the latter individual, and his black countenance looked blightingly through.
"Steven is a sucker for a pretty face," he told her blightingly.
The other old man, whose clothes were equally squalid, sat more upright, and seemed livelier, and of a lighter heart, misfortune not having yet touched so blightingly the natural volatility of his disposition; for, now and then, he spoke in low tones to his companion, who sometimes smiled, but rarely made answer.
The utter tragedy of her devotion to the man who had deserted her, the utter hopelessness of his own deep passion blightingly, horribly forced itself upon him.
"A man I've often noticed around the house," he replied blightingly.
On the next day Scott decided to increase the rations, and at R. 42, which they reached after a march of 11-1/2 miles in a blightingly cold wind, they had a 'splendid pony hoosh.'
She peered at him, complacent, curious, blightingly unconscious of his emotions, and the young man felt a stirring of hot impatience.
Altogether, in comparison with the enthusiasm of the invitation, the opposition was blightingly resigned.
Rhodes asked blightingly as Claire opened a cardboard box which had arrived by the morning delivery, and displayed a blue muslin dress inset with lace.
Real English churchyard elms crowded about the wall and blightingly overshadowed the lonely group of graves.