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  • adv. whilst singing; accompanied by the sounds of singing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With sounds like singing; with a kind of tune; in a singing tone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a singing manner; with sounds like singing.


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  • On the subject of circle jerks, I could entertain myself for hours looking up the hair-singingly civil manner that countless conservative blogs attacked the idea that Valerie Plame was a covert agent.

    Balloon Juice » 2007 » May

  • And then his mouth, the mouth she had stared at and yearned for until her body ached with the need burning inside her, was on her own, kissing her; not as she had ever been kissed before, but with a fierce, unrestrained male need that touched a chord some where deep inside her, bringing her quiveringly, singingly, to life.

    So Close and No Closer

  • They are all the colors of reality, from lightning through gold to the duskiest rose, but each one singingly keen.


  • The voice that came through the thin panel was a husky contralto, singingly accented-and how tired, how empty!

    The Rebel Worlds

  • But where have I seen it before, just such a cool calm blue over wan trees and hills that melt into sky, where else has the wind blown thus singingly and the river chimed like bells of glass?

    Three Hearts and Three Lions

  • Then he began to chant, or rather to declaim, singingly and rhythmically, to the accompaniment of the two lutes, his own hymn to

    Quo Vadis: a narrative of the time of Nero

  • Familiar or unfamiliar, all these works were at most performances singingly alive.

    NYT > Home Page

  • the list goes on and on all simple all free all heart singingly mind sparklingly beautiful!

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • She did up the napkin guggling in the baby’s face, and asking it, singingly, How many miles to Dubellin town?

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • Then as they darted round upon the actor her most tinkling laugh broke out, and she caught his wife's arm and rocked her forehead on it, the laugh recurring in light gusts between her words as they came singingly: "He wouldn't

    Gideon's Band A Tale of the Mississippi


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