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  • adv. In a trusting manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a trusting manner; with trust or implicit confidence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with trust; in a trusting manner


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  • The waiter was taking care of us well, or so it seemed, and during the course of the evening I noticed my cell phone, which I trustingly left on the table, was now missing.

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  • So his mother trustingly took her two-year old son to the May Day parade in Kiev, even as radiation continued to spread through the skies of Ukraine and down the Dnieper River, and on that May Day, 1986 into the body of that child, causing cancer.

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  • As I sat half-asleep in the wee hours of the morning, rocking and nursing my baby, all the tension would go out of me, and I felt consumed with love for this tiny being who gazed at me so trustingly.

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  • There is something deliberately sad about Vezzoli's darkened arrangement, as innocent Christ childs stare trustingly not to Mary, but to Vogue.

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  • She stepped into his arms and leaned trustingly into him.

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  • I want a grown-up attitude toward Cuba, for instance, a country and a people I love; I want an end to the embargo that has harmed my friends and their children, children who, when I visit Cuba, trustingly turn their faces up for me to kiss.

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  • I was just remembering the moment when Baby-Paisley fell into his arms so trustingly.

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