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- adv. In a doubtful manner, in context of doubt or ambiguity, questionably.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a doubtful manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a doubtful manner; with doubt or hesitation; so as to indicate or admit of doubt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a doubtful manner
The innovation — ary —” he tasted the coinage doubtfully, “— steps, that you will agree are necessary, will cost twenty thousand dollars American.
"You seem very well dressed," doubtfully; "and you do not look hungry."
"It would be very nice indeed," doubtfully; "but who could we get to go with us?"
I "-- doubtfully," am I speaking to Miss Massereene? "
"I don't know," doubtfully; "from what I have read, there are more puppets in and about a City Hall than ever dangled in the puppet booth.
Only I thought, "doubtfully," that as you've always admired Phil's room so much, you might like to secure it now that we have to go. "
When Mrs. Livingston raises her eyebrow doubtfully, Harriet adds, My father gives me a generous clothing allowance.
He looked doubtfully at the silver wrapper from his chocolate.
Overall unit shipments in the quarter were slightly below our forecast due to lower than expected demand for older models, said Rim co-chief executive Jim BalsillieThe next set of results are expected to be make or break for Rim's current top team, and analysts reacted doubtfully to the company's own predictions of a return to growth in the run up to Christmas.
“I know men club them,” I said, trying to reassure myself, and gazing doubtfully at a large bull, not thirty feet away, upreared on his fore-flippers and regarding me intently.