adv. belligerently, angrily, argumentatively

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  • Hostilely — Hos tile*ly, adv. In a hostile manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hostilely — hostile ► ADJECTIVE 1) antagonistic; opposed. 2) of or belonging to a military enemy. 3) (of a takeover bid) opposed by the company to be bought. DERIVATIVES hostilely adverb hostility noun (pl. hostilities) . ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • hostilely — adverb see hostile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hostilely — See hostile. * * * …   Universalium

  • hostilely — adverb In a hostile manner …   Wiktionary

  • hostilely — hos·tile·ly …   English syllables

  • hostilely — adverb with hostility; in a belligerent hostile manner he pushed her against the wall belligerently • Syn: ↑belligerently • Derived from adjective: ↑hostile, ↑belligerent (for: ↑belligerently) …   Useful english dictionary

  • affront hostilely — index assault Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enter hostilely — index invade Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hostile — hostilely, adv. /hos tl/ or, esp. Brit., / tuyl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an enemy: a hostile nation. 2. opposed in feeling, action, or character; antagonistic: hostile criticism. 3. characterized by antagonism. 4. not… …   Universalium

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