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  • adv. In a lanky manner; in the manner of a lanky person.


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  • He got lankily into motion and presently passed in through the windows ....

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  • And pulling up a handful of pansies by the roots, I find them "without stems," indeed, if a stem means a wooden thing; but I should say, for a low-growing flower, quiet lankily and disagreeably stalky!

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  • Essential to the show's appeal are the rough, lankily angular character designs (complete with hatched shadows) that, when combined with the cleverly tweaked archetypical personalities, transcend distinctive and approach iconic.

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  • All the tall guys stopped reading at the headline, and are now lankily making their way to their doctors 'offices worldwide.

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  • Belafonte’s outspoken conviction was no secret to the millions of Middle Americans who loved his calypso-tinged hits and recognized the lankily handsome performer from movies and television specials.

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  • So she rose and said, "Praised be God who hath created me neither blameably fat nor lankily slender, neither white like leprosy nor yellow like colic nor black like coal, but hath made my colour to be beloved of men of wit; for all the poets praise brunettes in every tongue and exalt their colour over all others.

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