Definitions

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  • adverb So as to measure or evaluate.

Etymologies

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measuring +‎ -ly

Examples

  • A hard, sad-looking woman looked at me measuringly.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • But" "Lord Kiron looked them over measuringly, -" circumstances are such that the Queen has ordered you to have combat training as well. "

    Aerie

  • The other child had a Grey Parrot on her shoulder; the bird looked at him measuringly, then, without warning, barked a laugh so full of contempt it could have come from a human throat.

    The Wizard Of London

  • From the corner of his eye, he watched Ferdinand consider Caro measuringly.

    The Ideal Bride

  • Harriet had spoken of widowers, and here was Yarrow, eyeing her far too measuringly for her liking.

    A Lady of His Own

  • She was watching him measuringly, lips and jaw set Before he could speak, she did.

    A Lady of His Own

  • "So, this's a dragonet?" he asked, looking at the young beast measuringly.

    Joust

  • He stood up even as he said this, and the other two Heralds watched him measuringly, but with a leavening of understanding.

    Exile's Honor

  • He stood up even as he said this, and the other two Heralds watched him measuringly, but with a leavening of understanding.

    Exile's Honor

  • Aerune looked at her measuringly, resuming his seat and regarding her with bleak expressionless eyes.

    Beyond World's End

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