Definition of Pleadingly

1. Adverb. In a beseeching manner. "`You must help me,' she said imploringly"




Definition of Pleadingly

1. adv. In a pleading manner.

Definition of Pleadingly

1. Adverb. In an pleading manner; with pleas. ¹

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Definition of Pleadingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleadingly

plea of the crown
pleace
pleach
pleached
pleaches
pleaching
plead
plead the fifth
pleadable
pleaded
pleader
pleaders
pleadeth
pleading
pleading in the alternative
pleadingly (current term)
pleadings
pleads
pleaed
pleaing
pleas
pleas of the crown
pleasable
pleasance
pleasances
pleasant
pleasant-tasting
pleasanter
pleasantest
pleasantly

Literary usage of Pleadingly

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1. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"... holds the wildly springing brute, while Zethos puts the rope about his head.1164 At their feet lies Dirke, one hand placed pleadingly upon Amphion's leg ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"My train does not go till twelve, and you surely," turning pleadingly to ... But think," pleadingly, " this time to-morrow I shall not be able to see it, ..."

3. Outing (1893)
"When we had finished my companion remained kneeling, his eyes turned upwards, his hands outstretched pleadingly. But while he gazed, he was amazed to see ..."

4. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"... holds the wildly springing brute, while Zethos puts the rope about his head.1164 At their feet lies Dirke, one hand placed pleadingly upon Amphion's leg ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"My train does not go till twelve, and you surely," turning pleadingly to ... But think," pleadingly, " this time to-morrow I shall not be able to see it, ..."

6. Outing (1893)
"When we had finished my companion remained kneeling, his eyes turned upwards, his hands outstretched pleadingly. But while he gazed, he was amazed to see ..."

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