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  • adverb With enjoyment.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

enjoying +‎ -ly


  • He was tender of the very slippers she had been warming, as he put them on, and stretched his feet enjoyingly upon the fender.

    David Copperfield

  • “Ha, ha, ha!” until the flattest echo in the neighbourhood seemed to catch the contagion and to laugh as enjoyingly as he did or as we did when we heard him laugh.

    Bleak House

  • There he sat, high above his neighbours, smiling, and nodding his great head enjoyingly from time to time.

    The Woman in White

  • Her quasi-conventional mood had vanished completely, and as they drove together in a hansom through the mysterious movement of the lamp-lit London streets, toward her lodgings, she plunged enjoyingly into certain theories of her religion, which embraced Arnold and Aristotle and did not exclude Mr. Whistler, and made wide, ineffectual, and presumptuous grasps to include all beauty and all faith.

    A Daughter of To-Day

  • To her own surprise, she listened almost enjoyingly.

    Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings

  • "Delicious!" murmured Faith enjoyingly, still resting her eyes where there was little to see.

    All Aboard A Story for Girls

  • He laughed a little, too, enjoyingly, but returned to his arguings.

    Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings

  • She wrote on enjoyingly, describing the whole little episode to Cornelia

    Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings

  • He stopped to laugh enjoyingly, and Finlay blushed like a girl.

    The Imperialist

  • "Not half a sell," grumbled Alf to himself, thinking of the shilling he had paid; but he looked with gratification at Emmy's face as she enjoyingly ate the chocolates.



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