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  • adv. In a uneasy manner; .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an easy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an uneasy manner; with uneasiness or pain.
  • With difficulty; not readily.

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

  • adv. with anxiety or apprehension


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  • Seabeck meditated for a mile, and Billy Louise watched him uneasily from the tail of her eye.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

  • "How-dye, Allaphair!" he called uneasily, while she was yet some yards away.

    In Happy Valley

  • Reed’s men watched uneasily from the walls as the armed soldiers rode a circuitous path along the wall of the outer bailey.

    The Gauntlet Thrown Chapter Thirty Seven

  • She supposed he meant he was guilty for having thrown her life into disarray with his confession, and yet the word sat uneasily.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • She recalled uneasily the vague rumors she had heard since arriving in town, rumors about the old hotel becoming a home for some sort of cult, particularly rumors of Dane Lanford, as the cult's despotic leader.

    Death Blow

  • Metcalfe called uneasily from the passenger cabin.


  • Wexford now recalled uneasily how it was said that Westerners smelt bad to the Chinese, owing to their consumption of dairy products.

    The Speaker Of Mandarin

  • I'll stay here until Mr.B. is able to see people, in case some utter emergency turns up "- I was recalling uneasily that the Emperor had told me to hang on and had assumed that I would -" but it is actually better to keep me out of sight.

    Double Star

  • Nurse Kettle threw him a glance that might perhaps be best described as uneasily roguish.

    Scales of Justice

  • They went down a long ramp, calling uneasily to each other.

    The Pirates of Ersatz


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