smotheringly


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smotheringly

(ˈsmʌðərɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a smothering manner
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But, it's all seen as part of a cure process imposed by smotheringly reasonable invasive liberal intellectuals who dip in and out of ordinary people's lives and in a bid to institutionalise treatment.
Wise, authoritative fathers could become overbearing tyrants; affectionate nurturing mothers could become smotheringly manipulative Moms; and adorably lively children could become egocentric little monsters.
In particular, one grows weary of what seems to be Tolanksy infatuation with the sound of his own voice, and his smotheringly affected delivery, which would be perfectly fitting for the reading of a children's book, but grows wearisome here.