pantomimically love

Definitions

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  • adv. In a pantomimic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the manner of pantomime; by pantomime; by mute action or dumb-show.

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Examples

  • In the Mass we have a dramatic action _pantomimically_ presented, in part aided by lyrical and epical elements.

    A History of Pantomime

  • You are speaking to me pantomimically now just the same as I am speaking to you vocally.

    Public Speaking

  • His feelings towards me he likewise showed us pantomimically, by procuring me a post of Canoness, the income of which I very soon began to draw.

    Confessions of a Fair Saint. Book VI

  • In short, the Major saw that he was determined to rise in the world (pantomimically imitating the act of hanging), so he put him in the right road.

    Act III. Scene II

  • The officer takes my passport to the yamen, and ere leaving the room, pantomimically advises me to go to sleep again.

    Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama

  • It must not be supposed that, during the walk to the place of punishment, Simon's mind was either inactive, or engaged in suggesting the grimaces and contortions wherewith he was pantomimically expressing his irreverent sentiments toward his father.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume V. (of X.)

  • He pantomimically expressed himself as charmed with the suggestion, which he intimated might be improved upon by my undertaking in return to teach him English; and, a satisfactory understanding being arrived at, we commenced our studies forthwith.

    The Rover's Secret A Tale of the Pirate Cays and Lagoons of Cuba

  • It was even so, for when I went aft to the cabin, in compliance with the captain's invitation, a glance aloft revealed him comfortably perched on the crosstrees, from which commanding position he reminded me pantomimically of the potent charm to be found in a comic song.

    Under the Meteor Flag Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War

  • As soon as they knew that they were to be of the party they seemed to have become frantic, going through the actions of hunting and spearing wild beasts -- knocking down birds with their kiris, which they threw with unerring aim -- pantomimically fighting lions, one of them roaring and imitating the fierce creature's "oomph, oomph," in a way that sounded terribly real, while the other threatened him with his assegai.

    Off to the Wilds Being the Adventures of Two Brothers

  • No, I cry your pardon, I was forgetting the spectacles -- a pantomimically large pair of azure barnacles, which came in partly to temper what was rather too fierce in the bearing of our hero.

    Tartarin of Tarascon

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