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- adv. In an expressive manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an expressive manner; plainly and emphatically; with much significance; clearly; fully; specifically, in music, with feeling, or in accordance with the written expression-marks.
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- adv. with expression; in an expressive manner
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Here the saint blesses the store of a "homo plebeius cum uxore et filiis" -- a poor man with a wife and family -- a term expressively known in this day among all who have to deal with the condition of their fellow-men, from the chancellor of the exchequer to the relieving-officer.
What the French call expressively a "serrement de coeur" seized him when he saw that Erica was indeed at home, but that she was lying on the couch.
"old man's beard," as the common west-country name expressively phrases it.
Two elderly ladies in the third row nod expressively as Reid picks up steam: “When you do it in the name of God all things are possible, Hallelujah!” he says, growling out his appeal to the divine.
He drinks from a crystal water goblet and stares out expressively over his small, wire-framed glasses, lips pursed, eyebrows raised, and arms folded.
Besides, there are certain moments of lyrical intensity, as he would like to feel, which may come out more expressively in poetry.
The extensive set-up segments suggested a rapprochement with Maksim, her excessively handsome, expressively conceited partner/punisher.
The orchestra and its luminous soloists played expressively and with artful technique.
Violinist Stephanie Gonley added valuable experience as guest leader, and these well-drilled emerging young players performed expressively.
McLean, whose character is joined onstage by his personal secretary, Toadpipe, portrayed expressively by Karen Eleanor Wight although she has so speaking parts, wears a smoking jacket reminiscent of Hugh Hefner and leads the audience through his wicked thought process while penning his letters to Wormwood.