Definition of Paltrily

1. adv. In a paltry manner.



Definition of Paltrily

1. Adverb. in a paltry manner ¹

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Definition of Paltrily

1. paltry [adv] - See also: paltry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paltrily

palsylike
palsywort
palsyworts
palter
paltered
palterer
palterers
paltering
palterly
palters
paltock
paltocks
paltok
paltrier
paltriest
paltrily (current term)
paltriness
paltrinesses
paltry
paludal
paludal fever
paludes
paludic
paludicolae
paludicole
paludicolous
paludina
paludinae
paludinal
paludine

Literary usage of Paltrily

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"... perpetrated thereon so paltrily, that so tar from being worthy of hell-fire, such delinquents, it is felt, would be more suitably punished by being ..."

2. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley (1874)
"... maintains all sports of all kinds, This is that sweet Money, that rules like a king, A nd makes me all praises of Money to sing. [Exeunt. 1 [paltrily.j ..."

3. The Recreations of Christopher North: Pseud by John Wilson (1842)
"... the tears of contrition and repentance for capital crimes perpetrated but on paper, and perpetrated thereon so paltrily, that so far from being worthy ..."

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