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solitarily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv solitarily in solitude "a hermit chooses to live solitarily"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Solitarily In a solitary manner; in solitude; alone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • solitarily In a solitarymanner; without company; alone; by one's self; in solitude.
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Usage

In literature:

In reality, however, it was the OMBU, which grows solitarily on the Argentine plains.
"In Search of the Castaways" by Jules Verne
And she, wandering solitarily in the hall, had no doubt sat down beside a screen that had Edward and Florence on the other side.
"The Good Soldier" by Ford Madox Ford
Probably he can work in no other way than from the impulse of his enthusiasm, solitarily.
"The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
Tardif, too, was dwelling alone, now, solitarily, in a very solitary place.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
You have remarked how solitarily I live.
"Uncle Silas" by J. S. LeFanu
They occur solitarily, or at most in groups of two or three.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Mathematicians seldom grow up solitarily in any locality.
"Notes and Queries, Number 57, November 30, 1850" by Various
And the gardener is to plant another maple tree beside it, that it may not stand so solitarily there.
"A Hungarian Nabob" by Maurus Jókai
All this may be had by anyone who will walk solitarily and with seeing eyes.
"Lynton and Lynmouth" by John Presland
Sometimes there would sound the faint tinkle of a belated hansom, chiming solitarily, as though weary of frivolity.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
Thursday night he stayed home and felt solitarily virtuous.
"Stubble" by George Looms
Often they scurry along solitarily, but occasionally in groups.
"Buffalo Land" by W. E. Webb
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In poetry:

It is not long, since companie
I did esteeme a joy indeede
still to frequent:
Nor long, since solitarilie
I liv'd, and that this life did breede
my sole content.
"The Sheepheard Firmius His Song" by Bartholomew Young