One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Through the gentle chiding of the gay stylist friend, to the downright vicious demands of Ms. Streep, to the snottish comments from the old Emily, it was cattishly pleasing.’
- ‘Just then the door opened and in stepped a wiry bearded man, who was mumbling to himself and skittering around cattishly.’
- ‘The piano swells dramatically in ‘Mi Sueno’; the trumpet honks and squawks in ‘Rumba Feliz’ and coils cattishly around ‘La Extrano’; the flute haunts its way through ‘Mi Amor’; and the percussion is strong in everything.’
- ‘Eastern stylists cattishly murmured that this was going too far, even for California.’
- ‘‘Said’ was always accompanied by abruptly, coldly, crossly, menacingly, cattishly, angrily, sharply, grimly, sulkily, or curiously.’
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