Definitions

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  • adv. In a way that is not smooth.

Etymologies

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unsmooth +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Now, however, she went moping about the house as though she were a victim of true love, condemned to run unsmoothly forever — as though her passion for Mr. Saul were too much for her, and she were waiting in patience till death should relieve her from the cruelty of her parents.

    The Claverings

  • Things did not always go smoothly -- very often very unsmoothly and stormily between the sisters, but still anything of importance that happened to Arsinoe, whether it were good or evil, she must at once tell

    The Emperor — Volume 04

  • Now, however, she went moping about the house as though she were a victim of true love, condemned to run unsmoothly forever -- as though her passion for Mr. Saul were too much for her, and she were waiting in patience till death should relieve her from the cruelty of her parents.

    The Claverings

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