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  • adv. In an erring manner; with mistakes or sins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an erring manner.


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erring +‎ -ly


  • And very often, I have seen that people who thought - most erringly - that they need no help made very bad mistakes due to that attitude!

    an atheist defends theists: part two: do unto others

  • Not deviating from their steady course of maintaining mass-confusion, the government lawyer yesterday commented that they were revising that withdrawn environmental assessment, which they erringly referred to as a 'study.'

    Stairway to Divine Strake

  • March 9, 2006, 12: 52 pm world cup winners says: world cup winners camouflaging erringly! snuggle catastrophic

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Anthrax Threat Case:

  • Inger is sad and down-hearted enough; ay, so erringly faithful that she mourns for him.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • Ash had been wrestling for a few days with the part about Darcourt also not being quite as late as was erringly suggested by events such as his funeral, so it could have been that he was all out of astonishment.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • He does, I know, so present Him as a man inspired, and strenuously, inadequately and erringly presenting

    First and Last Things

  • I know not how long they shall ride the steed of desire and wander erringly in the desert of heedlessness and error.

    A Traveler’s Narrative

  • I know not in what valley they wander erringly: do they not see that they depart and return not?

    A Traveler’s Narrative

  • Blindly, unwittingly, erringly as Dickens often urged them, these ideals mark the whole tendency of his fiction, and they are what endear him to the heart, and will keep him dear to it long after many a cunninger artificer in letters has passed into forgetfulness.

    My Literary Passions

  • Finally, we were assured that votes given for the Coercion Bill would purchase a thorough-going Land Bill, and our anxiety for the latter induced us, naturally, but erringly, to acquiesce in the former.

    Handbook of Home Rule Being articles on the Irish question


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