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Definition of Digestively
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Literary usage of Digestively
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1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1908)
"The public school, if it is democratic, should endeavor to give them the meat upon which they can digestively feed. Arithmetic, reading, grammar—this is not ..."
2. How to Read by John Barrett Kerfoot (1916)
"... one slowly and digestively assimilates into one's attitude toward the world. And the same thing is true of fiction. One may read a story and get little ..."
3. Character and Temperament by Joseph Jastrow (1921)
"... sicken not only at repulsive and at appalling sights, but are digestively upset by emotional strain. That conversely indigestion induces depression is ..."
4. The Bibelot: A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, Chosen in Part by John Keats, Thomas Bird Mosher (1898)
"... digestively while delivering his discourse 'de sanctis sanctorum,' was tempted by the Devil in imagine ..."
5. Yale Lectures on Preaching: And Other Writings by Nathaniel Judson Burton (1888)
"... and a young man need not despise himself if he does not feel absolutely inexhaustible right off)—he also has read a good deal, has read digestively, ..."
6. Diseases of infants and children by Henry Dwight Chapin, Godfrey Roger Pisek (1911)
"The formulas given on page 168 may be followed closely, and if the infants are not acutely ill, digestively, beginning with a weak mixture and going from ..."
7. Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1921)
"... the nice part that it does in typhoid it is equally necessary to keep these patients nourished to the limit of their capacity, digestively speaking. ..."
8. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1876)
"Sir Henry pondered digestively. Before the ruminative process was concluded they reached the house aforesaid, and the next words were spoken by the shabby ..."