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  • adv. While hissing; in a hissing fashion

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With a hissing sound.


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hissing +‎ -ly


  • The gods, of course, get pissed; the top god, Zeus (Liam Neeson), lets himself get talked into punishing the humans by his brother, Voldemort -- oops, I mean, Hades (hey, they're both played hissingly by Ralph Fiennes), who has his own plan for toppling Zeus from the hit parade of gods.

    Movie Review: Clash of the Titans -- Barely 2D

  • The sound of “sessile eye of the isopod” is so hissingly sussurant.

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » The Sessile Eye of the Isopod: Getting Ideas

  • Somewhere the first energy weapons discharged hissingly.

    Blazing Sun

  • The energy ray of his hand weapon hit guard three in the head and drilled its way hissingly into the positronic brain.

    Spaceship of Ancestors

  • W.T. expelled a breath hissingly through his teeth.

    The White Cottage Mystery

  • The green ready light glowed as air pumped hissingly into the vacuum of the box.

    Behold the Stars

  • Ootah raised his harpoon -- it hissingly cut the air.

    The Eternal Maiden

  • It struck hissingly the nearby structures, but it did not touch the central area at all.

    Gray Lensman

  • At first he could see nothing in the blackness below, but a new flurry of rain came, and the drops striking the water hissingly made it slightly luminous, outlining a dark, formless mass close to the side of the schooner.

    Isle o' Dreams

  • The conflagration raged with savage force, sparks poured like a rain of fire over the leaf trees, and long tongues of flame shot hissingly out from the smoke, as if the forest on the other side were sucking them in.

    Further Adventures of Nils


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