Definitions

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  • adv. In a way that helps.

Etymologies

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helping +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Having filled the barrel which rode on the two wagon wheels, we turned it with some difficulty and started it down the street with the tin pail on top; the man in the shafts leaning back with all his might to offset a certain velocity promoted by the down grade, while the man behind tugged helpingly at the barrel itself.

    The Enormous Room

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