obligingly


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Related to obligingly: staunchly

o·blig·ing

 (ə-blī′jĭng)
adj.
Ready to do favors for others; accommodating.

o·blig′ing·ly adv.
o·blig′ing·ness n.
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Adv.1.obligingly - in accommodationobligingly - in accommodation; "obligingly, he lowered his voice"
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Translations
بحُبٍّ للمُساعَدَه
hjælpsomt
liîlega
hayırseverlikleiyilikle

obligingly

[əˈblaɪdʒɪŋlɪ] ADVamablemente, atentamente
he very obligingly helped usnos ayudó muy amablemente or atentamente
he obligingly held the door opensostuvo la puerta con mucha amabilidad
the baby had been asleep, but he obligingly opened his eyes nowel bebé había estado durmiendo, pero ahora amablemente abría los ojos
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obligingly

[əˈblaɪdʒɪŋli] advobligeamment
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obligingly

[əˈblaɪdʒɪŋlɪ] advcortesemente, gentilmente
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oblige

(əˈblaidʒ) verb
1. to force to do something. She was obliged to go; The police obliged him to leave.
2. to do (someone) a favour or service. Could you oblige me by carrying this, please?
obligation (obliˈgeiʃən) noun
a promise or duty. You are under no obligation to buy this.
obligatory (əˈbligətəri) , ((American) əbligəˈto:ri) adjective
compulsory. Attendance at tonight's meeting is obligatory.
oˈbligatorily adverb
oˈbliging adjective
willing to help other people. He'll help you – he's very obliging.
oˈbligingly adverb
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References in classic literature ?
It is with great regret that I obey your commands in returning the letters with which I have been honoured from you, and the lock of hair, which you so obligingly bestowed on me.
Couldn't we invent a rich relation, who shall obligingly die out there in Germany, and leave him a tidy little fortune?" said Laurie, when they began to pace up and down the long drawing room, arm in arm, as they were fond of doing, in memory of the chateau garden.
The surprise of the rest of the family, on hearing who their visitor had been, was very great; but they obligingly satisfied it, with the same kind of supposition which had appeased Mrs.
Someone obligingly took the dish from Bagration (or he would, it seemed, have held it till evening and have gone in to dinner with it) and drew his attention to the verses.
Marilla sniffed obligingly, but she was more interested in Anne than in drinking violets.
That would be too bad, especially when the late apple tree had most obligingly kept its store of blossom until after all the other trees had faded and then burst lavishly into bloom for Aunt Olivia's wedding.
"Do so, sir; do so!" replied the lieutenant obligingly.
On the way to dinner the Admiral showed him where to buy gloves, and made him buy them; where to buy cigars, and made him buy a vast store, some of which he obligingly accepted.
Chance willed that the guard was changed at that moment, and the corporal very obligingly pointed out to the stranger the spot where the commander of the post was standing.
I offer obligingly to bring one of them to her, and now she looks at me suspiciously.
The landlord now busied himself in laying the cloth, in which process Mr Codlin obligingly assisted by setting forth his own knife and fork in the most convenient place and establishing himself behind them.
I want to find out who was the man in the mask, who so obligingly offered to cut the king's throat."