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Definition of Challengingly
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Literary usage of Challengingly
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1. Chief Contemporary Dramatists, Second Series: Eighteen Plays from the Recent by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1921)
"HEIN [very glad to have brought the conversation to that point; challengingly, scornfully, shrugging his shoulders]. If it insults you, then by all means— ..."
2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"Lake a chicken, I say," the Long Fellow repeated, as if challengingly. He paused then, hut there was no comment dared. " Five years ago, ina'ani, ..."
3. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"challengingly he stares around, Then stakes his spear upon the bank As one reclaiming rightful ground. Like otters when to land they go, Riders and steeds ..."
4. Poet Lore (1913)
"Eva (challengingly).— Naturally she came flying to beg you to reproach me. Isn't it so? (She has seated herself in the easy chair before the fireplace. ..."