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Definition of Smudgily
1. smudgy [adv] - See also: smudgy
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Literary usage of Smudgily
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1906)
"... it told of his moods and his methods, his inner life, and gave a smudgily illustrated account of his palatial home in the northern heights of London! ..."
2. Preparatory Schools for Boys: Their Place in English Secondary Education by Great Britain Board of Education, Michael Sadler, C. C. Cotterill (1900)
"... but its technical power is unknown to him ; he will generally use it feebly, the brush sloppily, or tho stumps smudgily. And here is where the teacher ..."
3. A Holiday on the Road: An Artist's Wanderings in Kent, Sussex, and Surrey by James John Hissey (1887)
"Are we to improve upon Nature, and ignore the picturesque wholly for the grand and effective or the smudgily suggestive ? Nature does not always deal in ..."
4. Special Reports on Educational Subjects by Great Britain Board of Education (1900)
"... prefer the pen to the pencil, but its technical power is unknown to him; he will generally use it feebly, the brush sloppily, or the stumps smudgily. ..."