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- adv. In a forgiving way.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a forgiving manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with forgiveness; in a forgiving manner
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Cars should function "forgivingly" to compensate for any mistakes made by the driver.
"Then you'd better think I'm game, too," she flashed forgivingly.
"And happily, all of us, except Sister Bella," Bella forgivingly completed the thought for her.
Her dresses are often bias-cut and drape forgivingly over places women are sensitive about, like the tummy and hips.
"I thought you said to call you Dave," she chided forgivingly.
She withdrew her arms and shoved him away, only to receive him forgivingly half a dozen seconds afterward.
If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.
Looking forgivingly at Liz's downturned face, she softened her tone.
It is a tragedy how easily the divine beauty of the night is replaced by the shame it so easily, so forgivingly rinses away.
Not one to be snubbed, the plants forgivingly salute me.