Tellingly
Telling Tell"ing, a. Operating with great effect; effective; as, a telling speech. -- {Tell"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • tellingly — telling ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a striking or revealing effect; significant. DERIVATIVES tellingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • tellingly — adverb in a telling manner the plain manner of its style all the more tellingly points up the horror of the case • Derived from adjective: ↑telling …   Useful english dictionary

  • tellingly — adverb see telling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tellingly — See telling. * * * …   Universalium

  • tellingly — adverb in a telling manner; convincingly …   Wiktionary

  • tellingly — adv. effectively, strikingly, forcefully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tellingly — tell·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • tellingly — See: telling …   English dictionary

  • tellingly adv — I work at a bank, said Tom tellingly …   English expressions

  • telling — tellingly, adv. /tel ing/, adj. 1. having force or effect; effective; striking: a telling blow. 2. revealing; indicative of much otherwise unnoticed: a telling analysis of motivation in business. [1850 55; TELL1 + ING2] Syn. 1. powerful, forceful …   Universalium

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