Definitions

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  • adverb So as to reject.

Etymologies

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rejecting +‎ -ly

Examples

  • For some few painful moments the farmer could not speak, and his hand was raised rejectingly.

    Rhoda Fleming — Volume 5

  • For some few painful moments the farmer could not speak, and his hand was raised rejectingly.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • For some few painful moments the farmer could not speak, and his hand was raised rejectingly.

    Rhoda Fleming — Complete

  • Still more profound a touch is that where Ottima, daring her lover to the "one thing that must be done; you know what thing: Come in and help to carry," says, with affected lightsomeness, "This dusty pane might serve for looking-glass," and simultaneously exclaims, as she throws them rejectingly from her nervous fingers, "Three, four -- four grey hairs!" then with an almost sublime coquetry of horror turns abruptly to Sebald, saying with a voice striving vainly to be blithe --

    Life of Robert Browning

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