from The Century Dictionary.
- In a searching manner.
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- adverb In a
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- adverb in a searching manner
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"I see," replied poppa, rubbing his chin searchingly, which is his manner of expressing sagacious doubt.
The terrific splendors of Skale's possible achievement dazzled the very windows of his soul, but at the same time the sweet uses of normal human life called searchingly to him from within.
He lay in dull despair, while she watched him searchingly, pondering again upon unsummoned and wayward thoughts of marriage.
Ernest paused, looked at him searchingly, and accepted the challenge.
Lottie looked so immediately and searchingly at Graham and Paula? — she asked herself.
He gasped, looked at me searchingly, gasped again, and silently and sadly put the poppies down.
He looked at me searchingly for a moment, and then abruptly took up the tale.
` Why did you do that? 'he asked, looking at me searchingly.
She toyed for a moment with her pen, then gazed searchingly at me.
Martin looked at him searchingly for a moment, then cried: — By God, I think you're right!