Definitions

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  • adv. Without offering reproof.

Etymologies

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unreproving +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Ronald looked at her gently and unreprovingly; but though a quiet smile played involuntarily around the corners of his mouth, he resisted the natural inclination to correct her mistake, and to suggest blandly that she probably alluded to the fifth.

    Philistia

  • But her little hand lay unreprovingly in his, -- nestling like a timid bird which loved to be there, and sought not to escape.

    The Golden Dog

  • In that embrace they remained some moments silent, and an angel might unreprovingly have heard their hearts beat through the stillness.

    Lucretia — Volume 06

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