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- adv. In an obliging manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an obliging manner; with ready compliance and a desire to serve or be of service; with courteous readiness; kindly; complaisantly: as, he very obligingly showed us over his establishment.
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- adv. in accommodation
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Bahlul, whose name means "buffoon" in Arabic, obligingly kisses the feet and shines the shoes of an Israeli soldier, drawn with an enormous nose and pointed ears like a devil's.
As the Pueblo Chieftain's Peter Roper reports, kind of obligingly we must say, about CD-3 candidate Scott Tipton's plans for the federal budget:
DAWG: Just give me the GD ticket. (which he obligingly did - I do not recommend this sort of discourse with a cop)
Â With Daddy Bat out of the picture, Batgirl suddenly sneaks up and accosts Green Arrow, who obligingly tries to skewer her.
She always laughs, joking about what's really in the tablets but swallows them obligingly.
Myron has found happiness in a previous novel with “9/11 widow” (as she is called) Ali, but that relationship is now on the rocks so Myron obligingly takes a flight to France and meets Terese.
The fact that the stock market obligingly went down the tubes in the last two days was the sheerest accident.
Two white-haired men sipping Miller Lites at the other end of the bar smiled obligingly at Isabelle, and one lifted his beer mug in a toast.
They would certainly have found their way into the pantheon of the royal soap opera: the template of a world of passion and emotion into which the family is supposed to fit and so often has, obligingly, in recent decades.
A bowling machine turned on its side does this rather obligingly.