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  • adv. In a warning manner; in such a way as to warn

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a warning manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a warning manner; so as to warn; by way of notice or admonition.


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warning +‎ -ly


  • Some one called warningly from the opposite bank, whereat they stood still and conferred together.


  • [Illustration: His jaw closed fast, -- and in the same instant his outstretched hand smashed down upon the wine glass] "Tom!" he called warningly, and he laid his hand on Blake's shoulder.

    Out of the Primitive

  • "For God's sake, take the count!" one of Joe's seconds cried warningly from the edge of the ring.

    Chapter 5

  • "Don't y 'do it," he called warningly, but she did, and boxed his ears soundly while he was getting Marc in hand again.

    Prairie Folks

  • "Haplo," the Hand called warningly, casting a significant look out the porthole.

    Into the Labyrinth

  • But out on the river the fog yet lay dense; and two boats somewhere in the impenetrable whiteness were calling warningly to each other.

    Virginia: the Old Dominion

  • It also induces in some a perpetual good-humored irritability wherein one can slap and cuddle a child in the same instant, or shout threateningly or lovingly, call warningly and murmur encouragingly in an astonishing sequence.

    Mary, Mary

  • Wallie, breathless from running, arrived with the axe, which he handed to Mr. Hicks, who called warningly as he swung it:

    The Dude Wrangler

  • Druid, who had himself been a wrestler in his youth, and who had been brought ashore to witness the contest, called warningly aloud, "Save thyself, O king!"

    Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic

  • As the peace-maker's work was already drawing to a close, the wounded lad, pointing with his sound hand in the direction of the school, suddenly called warningly:

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works


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