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Related to yieldingly: yielding


Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile.

yield′ing·ly adv.
yield′ing·ness n.
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Adv.1.yieldingly - in an obedient manner; "obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking"
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I remember closing my eyes an instant, yieldingly, consciously, as before the excess of something beautiful that shone out of the blue of her own.
2d-e, the fracture surface of PLA/PBAT blends were rough and had many root-like whiskers and many long stretches of the ligaments, which suggested that the impact specimen broke yieldingly. Figure 2e displayed the ductile fracture with rumpled surface.
As is often the case with playing along, it seemed to yieldingly bleed into the realm of the ominous.