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  • adv. In a pestering manner; annoyingly, bothersomely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Troublesomely; annoyingly.


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pestering +‎ -ly


  • “Endlessly thought-provoking…As haunting as a daguerro-type: true in details, but pesteringly strange; and as beautiful as if it were written not in words but in light.”

    The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

  • However-however-whatever he felt for her (and he could only describe the emotion as being as satisfyingly poignant as it was pesteringly agreeable), or she felt for him, it had been established-had it not?

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • Well, what was it that those who were so shamelessly and so pesteringly cadging about places, and titles, and preferments, and wives, and gold, and silver, and such like -- what was it they prevailed on this poor stupid countryman to cheapen and buy?

    Bunyan Characters (2nd Series)

  • Because ecosystems vary based on geography, and lasting success depends on the support of local residents, the process is pesteringly cross-disciplinary.

    NYT > Home Page


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