pleadingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pleading +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

pleadingly (comparative more pleadingly, superlative most pleadingly)

  1. In an pleading manner; with pleas.
    • 1934, Agatha Christie, chapter 15, in Murder on the Orient Express, London: HarperCollins, published 2017, page 194:
      She looked from one to another pleadingly.