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adj. need·i·er, need·i·est
1. Being in need; impoverished; a charity that helped needy immigrants.
2. Wanting or needing affection, attention, or reassurance, especially to an excessive degree.

need′i·ly adv.
need′i·ness n.


in a needy manner
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And even when he is in the needily dependent position of begging for survival, "he did it in so ill a Tone, rather like bidding Folks give him Victuals, than entreating them" (8-9).
But it's gotten better to be a TOQ, as long as you try to stay relevant without being too needily obvious about it.
Not just being polite here - there was NO NEED to take it even further by inventing a new sub-genre of shamelessly narcissistic photos for strangers to needily overshare with the world.