Definitions

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  • adv. With expansion; so as to expand.

Etymologies

expanding +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Suddenly her eyes fixed themselves expandingly upon the door.

    The Californians

  • Nor when expandingly lifted by your subject, can you fail to trace out great whales in the starry heavens, and boats in pursuit of them; as when long filled with thoughts of war the Eastern nations saw armies locked in battle among the clouds.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

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