Definitions

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  • adv. So as to heal or cure.

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  • adv. So as to heal or cure.

Etymologies

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healing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The peaceful serenity of the hour and place, having no reproaches or evil intentions within her breast to contend against, sank healingly into its depths.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • What is wanted is just as much acid as will act healingly on the injured vessels, and no more.

    Papers on Health

  • The blue tides rose and fell at Clark's Hills, the summer sun shone healingly down upon Rachael's sick heart and soul.

    The Heart of Rachael

  • It is then most especially that the calm notes of Wotan fall healingly upon the sense: They have heard tales of novel events in Nibelheim, of mighty wonders worked there by Alberich, and are come from curiosity to witness these.

    The Wagnerian Romances

  • He stated a truth, and did it in such a pleasant way, and salved over my sore spot so gently and so healingly, that I was rather glad I had committed the crime, for the sake of the letter.

    Mark Twain`s speeches; with an introduction by William Dean Howells.

  • If he had a cut finger she would bind it up very skilfully and healingly, but unless he told her she never discovered he had a cut finger.

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through

  • He had her hand, touched her temple lightly, yet compellingly, healingly ....

    The Lord of the Sea

  • Perfume that was a tonic, a subtle elixir; that sparkled upon the senses, sank suavely and healingly through me, so that I seemed to draw refreshment with each breath.

    The Thing from the Lake

  • He stated a truth and did it in such a pleasant way, and salved over my sore spot so gently and so healingly, that I was rather glad I had committed the crime, for the sake of the letter.

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

  • He stated a truth, and did it in such a pleasant way, and salved over my sore spot so gently and so healingly, that I was rather glad I had committed the crime, far the sake of the letter.

    Mark Twain's Speeches

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