Definitions

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  • adverb in a possessing manner

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Examples

  • And again her hand stole down possessingly, serpent soft, to the drunken head of the

    The Moon Pool

  • And again her hand stole down possessingly, serpent soft, to the drunken head of the O'Keefe.

    The Moon Pool

  • And again her hand stole down possessingly, serpent soft, to the drunken head of the O'Keefe.

    The Moon Pool

  • Her delicate, shining little face with its wreath of dark hair, went with him everywhere, hauntingly, possessingly; and when he kissed her, as he did now every morning and every evening under Mr. Skale's very eyes, it was like plunging his lips into a bed of wild flowers that no artificial process had ever touched.

    The Human Chord

  • He held her hand more possessingly, as he said, very clearly:

    There was a King in Egypt

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