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- adv. Without a friend; in a friendless manner.
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At any con you always have a few people who you know you're going to see, but you -- or at any rate I-- also have the impression that every single other person there knows every single other person, and you're the only one who's wandering around friendlessly.
She could not bear to think of the poor child being laid to rest so friendlessly, and little Pollie pleaded to be taken.
And there she was, sitting in her lonely room amongst the faded mementoes of a youth that had passed unprofitably and friendlessly; there she was, on the verge of the time when there would be no more hopes and no more desires -- life had slipped through her fingers, and she was thirty and poor.