Definition of Towardly

1. a. Same as Toward, a., 2.



Definition of Towardly

1. Adjective. Promising, propitious. ¹

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Definition of Towardly

1. favorable [adj] - See also: favorable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Towardly

tow car
tow haired
tow truck
tow trucks
towable
towage
towages
towall
towalls
toward
toward land
toward the sea
towardliest
towardliness
towardlinesses
towardly (current term)
towardness
towardnesses
towards
towaway
towaways
towbar
towbars
towboat
towboats
towed
towel
towel-horse
towel bar
towel horse

Literary usage of Towardly

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1. The Old South Leaflets: Annual Series by Edwin D Mead (1889)
"... especially since for aptitude and innocence I have never found so towardly a youth. Five or six years ago I caused him to be taught in languages, ..."

2. Annual Register (1796)
"... than the other twain, though he beareth him towardly. There, be fume, and divers fome, ... towardly ..."

3. The Worth of Words by Ralcy Husted Bell (1903)
"towardly towardly did good service in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in ... wholesome, promising; as, a towardly young woman. Transmit TRANSMIT. ..."

4. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James (1902)
"... not that particular events are tempered more towardly to us by a superintending providence, as a reward for our reliance, but that by cultivating the ..."

5. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"Ml men agreed in complimenting me, and applauding my good fortune in being' the father of so towardly a son. I STOOD the other day, and beheld a father ..."

6. Publications by English Dialect Society (1881)
"... qv towardly, or Tow'dly, adj. and adv. promising; quiet; gentle; amenable; ... her towardly head." HALL, Sat. VI. 1. " From his first youth how tow'rdly ..."

7. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Talk about one Temporary Where he dwelt He was towardly once Seasons why towardly ones go back ago, one Temporary in your parts, who was a forward man in ..."

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