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  • adv. In a fondling manner.

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Examples

  • Justice is again pinnacled here, and on her right, on another pinnacle, is a charming angel, upon whom a lion fondlingly climbs.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • He responded gratefully; yet lingered, still listening to the entomologist, until she fondlingly chid him for forgetting that while he had been all day in his swivel-chair, she had passed the hours in unusual fatigues!

    Strong Hearts

  • 'Is there in the world so lovely a creature?' she said, and appealed fondlingly to the beauty that brings out beauty, and, bidding it disdain rivalry, rivalled it insomuch that in a moment of trance Beauchamp with his bodily vision beheld her, not there, but on the Lido of Venice, shining out of the years gone.

    Beauchamp's Career — Volume 3

  • "How dare you make appointments with a captain of hussars?" and he bent her knuckles fondlingly.

    Sandra Belloni — Volume 3

  • "This dress," she said, and held up her mother's chin fondlingly between her two hands, "this dress was designed by my friend Merthyr -- that is,

    Sandra Belloni — Volume 7

  • "This dress," she said, and held up her mother's chin fondlingly between her two hands, "this dress was designed by my friend Merthyr -- that is, Mr. Powys -- from what he remembered of a dress worn by Countess

    Sandra Belloni — Complete

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