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- adv. In a mute manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Without uttering words or sounds; in a mute manner; silently.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a mute manner; silently; without uttering words or sounds.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without speaking
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Daisy looked again mutely at her mother, somewhat distressed.
He saw the unfairness of it all, the hopelessness of it, the cowardly subterfuge and trickery of life itself as it had played against him, and with tightly set lips and clenched hands he called mutely on God Almighty to play the game square.
“Innocence always calls mutely for protection,” the book warns, “when we could be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.”
Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.
The stitches in his forehead, which she had noted as she hurried past -- these called mutely for the small service in return.
They called mutely but expressively for the throat of the man who dared.
"Oh yes, you are, though," the officer answered, holding his arm very tight, and calling mutely for assistance by a glance at the other policemen.
Right now there's a huge kind of mutely (ph) patchwork of many different watch dog agencies that look over what Wall Street is doing, what brokerages are doing, what's happening with the commodities markets.
He looked mutely to the woman in the suit, but she had already slipped out of the viewing chamber, supposedly to give him privacy.
I nodded mutely, unable to speak a single syllable.