Definition of Approvingly:
genially, in a kindly manner
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Sentence/Example of Approvingly:
She shook hands approvingly with the young American and asked her to come over informally to luncheon on the morrow.
Very nice animals, maam, replied Mr. Bumble, approvingly; so very domestic.
Brittles is right, said Mr. Giles, nodding his head, approvingly; from a woman nothing else was to be expected.
Still they were pleased to hear him, the elders nodding their heads approvingly, and smiling at one another.
"I think we have exchanged compliments enough," said he, and Fortunio wagged his head approvingly.
Alfred grunted approvingly, for this made pursuit more difficult, and so gained them a little more time.
Yakov was not annoyed by these attentions—though the herb tea he left untouched—he merely nodded his head approvingly.
"Not a bad idee," said the Deacon approvingly, as he poked the ashes in his pipe with his little finger.
"Not at all, son; go straight ahead," the great manager said approvingly.
He looked approvingly at the clear blue water of the little lake.