moistly
adverb see moist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • moistly — mɔɪstlɪ adv. humidly; damply; with moisture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moistly — moist·ly …   English syllables

  • moistly — adverb in a damp manner a scarf was tied round her head but the rebellious curl had escaped and hung damply over her left eye • Syn: ↑damply • Derived from adjective: ↑moist, ↑damp (for: ↑damply) …   Useful english dictionary

  • damply — adverb in a damp manner a scarf was tied round her head but the rebellious curl had escaped and hung damply over her left eye • Syn: ↑moistly • Derived from adjective: ↑moist (for: ↑moistly), ↑damp …   Useful english dictionary

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