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- adv. In a busy manner, actively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a busy manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a busy manner.
- Carefully; with care.
- With an air of hurry or importance; with too much curiosity; importunately; officiously.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a busy manner
Suppose that during a visit someone notices a man behind a curtain busily working controls.
Cars were stolen at an alarming rate, sometimes several a day and in busily populated areas.
Miss Gwynne waited until she heard Mr Prothero come down from his wife's room, calling busily for Owen, who was in the wheat-field, and telling him to go and fetch Dr Richards.
I'm not sure how much I told her - children at that age tend to be loyal to their backgrounds, however dysfunctional - but I do recall busily beating up dolls in her office.
State Department of Commerce and Insurance spokesman Chris Garrett said Monday that some staffers worked through the weekend and still were "busily" taking calls.
State Department of Commerce and Insurance spokesman Chris Garrett said Monday that some of the office staff worked through the weekend and is still "busily" taking calls.
The Roosevelt administration appreciated the efforts of the Hays Office, which was busily purifying Hollywood films according to the Motion Picture Production Code.
While the maid helped Freda off with her wraps, Floyd Vanderlip replenished the fire; and by the time the maid had withdrawn to an inner room, his head over the stove, he was busily thawing out his burdened upper lip.
Paul's letter to the Colossians offers one other bit of advice that should bring us up short in 2012 when we find ourselves busily packing away plans for revenge or plotting ways to get even.
The private sector was busily and profitably digging the hole it fell into in 2008. kafka says: