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Definition of Bodingly
1. ominously [adv] - See also: ominously
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Literary usage of Bodingly
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1. Women of the South Distinguished in Literature by Mary Forrest (1861)
"... The sunset hues in splendor fall, And mystic woodland echoes call bodingly—bodingly; She draws aside the curtain's flow, And in the quiet stream below ..."
2. The Innocents Abroad; Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1884)
"I could not help reflecting bodingly upon the intemperate zeal with which middle-aged men are apt to surfeit themselves upon a seductive folly which they ..."
3. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"... bodingly upon the intemperate zeal with which middle-aged men are apt to surfeit themselves upon a seductive folly which they have taste'd for the first ..."
4. The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History. by John Lothrop Motley (1861)
"Sorrowfully and bodingly Mansfeld withdrew to consult again with the State Council. The mutineers then made a demonstration upon Mechlin, but that city ..."
5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"The babes at Hampton schoolhouse, The wife with lads at sea, Search with a level lifted hand The distance bodingly; And farmer folk bid pilgrims in Under a ..."
6. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"... Along the wild mountains night-ravens were yelling,-— They bodingly presag'd destruction and woe. i These six productions are from later than 1809. ..."