uneasily

[ US /əˈnizəɫi/ ]
[ UK /ʌnˈiːzɪli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. with anxiety or apprehension
    we watched anxiously
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How To Use uneasily In A Sentence

  • In cities in India, as well as in Brazil and other deeply divided countries, quite luxurious enclaves coexist uneasily with slum and ghettos.
  • Especially if the city is older than time, built on the slopes of an uneasily slumbering volcano, atop murmuring catacombs, and the eldritch ruins where men fear to tread loom over the unclimbed and unclimbable far side of the volcano, and strange musics or shrieks of nonhuman laughter ring across the ashy slopes when the moon is dark, or, in the case of Mars, moons. MIND MELD: Gods by the Bushel
  • He stood there like something carved, then reached up and pulled his hat off and ran his fingers through his hair, shifting his weight uneasily, like a stag scenting danger. Wild Blood
  • Charles' concern for the environment sits uneasily with his collection of powerful cars.
  • The center panel, executed in grisaille, shows the dog of the title - a pointer - walking down a flight of stairs somewhat uneasily, as dogs tend to do.
  • The range of provision was described as fragmentary, disjointed, and uneasily reliant on unpredictable, inadequate, or short-term funding streams.
  • She supposed he meant he was guilty for having thrown her life into disarray with his confession, and yet the word sat uneasily. The Forgotten Garden
  • One thing sure," continued the farmer, a little uneasily, "that fire must have been caused by what they call spontaneous combustion; or else somebody set it on purpose. Boy Scouts on a Long Hike Or, To the Rescue in the Black Water Swamps
  • My stomach gurgled uneasily and I felt my face flush green.
  • But a bird that has a proven disruptive influence on wild grouse exists uneasily with raising large bags of grouse for sport. Times, Sunday Times
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