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in an or roguish manner.
Historical Examples

“La voila,” said he, archly, as he pointed with his thumb to the wooden effigy of Liberty above his head.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 1. No 1, June 1850 Various

“He won’t suffer for it, I’ll be bound,” said Mrs. Bradshaw, archly.
Ship’s Company, The Entire Collection W.W. Jacobs

The glance was so archly sweet that Drew felt it was more than a reward.
Whispering Wires Henry Leverage

“He means that you are always looking at him, my dear,” says her mother, archly.
The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. W. M. Thackeray

He came, though not till the promised title had been granted, and he could call Betty archly ‘My Lady.’
A Group of Noble Dames Thomas Hardy

“Didn’t I hear ye sayin’ suthin’ about refreshments,” she said archly.
Openings in the Old Trail Bret Harte

When Saya archly remained with the women of the tribe, he considered that she avoided him.
The Forgotten Planet Murray Leinster

She stepped through it and archly looked back at him, still in the room.
Secret Service Cyrus Townsend Brady

She shot this look so archly, yet so strong, that the arrow wounded him a very little as it glanced off.
The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend

“There’s but one way of clearing it, your worship,” said the Master, archly.
Jack Sheppard, Vol. I (of III) W. Harrison Ainsworth


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