serio-comically love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a half-serious, half-comic manner.


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  • Her dress had been originally fine, but was torn and dirty; and her hair, which was a very violent red, was tumbled serio-comically about her forehead.

    Tales of the Argonauts

  • Unhappily, in 1623, his library was destroyed by fire, an accident serio-comically described in his witty poem, "An Execration upon Vulcan."

    Every Man in His Humor

  • More people took my PrattPunk suggestion seriously well, serio-comically than I’d expected, and apparently Tim Pratts will be popping up several books and stories next year.

    A Month of Writers, Day Twenty Four: Tim Pratt « Whatever


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