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approvingly

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of approvingly

  1. in an approving manner she smiled approvingly at the child who was performing onstage Synonyms appreciatively, admiringly, complimentarily, favorably, positivelyRelated Words lovingly, regardfully, respectfully; reverently, worshipfullyNear Antonyms captiously, hypercritically; deploringly, disdainfully, scornfully, unflatteringlyAntonyms adversely, disapprovingly, negatively, unfavorably


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