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- adv. In a premonitory way.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By way of premonition.
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Hannibal trumpeted into his handkerchief, then cleared his throat premonitorily, but Bob forestalled him with a happy laugh.
Madame Emerly took mute counsel of Clotilde, shaking her own head premonitorily; and then she said: 'I think indeed it will be safer, if I am asked, to say you are not here, and I know not where you are.'
It's more than Ruth can bear; she smiles premonitorily and withdraws from the kitchen.