Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like what is in a melted state; liquidly.

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Examples

  • Where trees allowed glimpses, the hills above were purple-black, the snow-caps in the distance moltenly aglow.

    The Game Of Empire

  • You could see it smelted and fired by the heat of the lightning; its strange ores glittered moltenly in the slanted sun.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • We do not mean what is technically called a living language, -- the contrivance, hollow as a speaking-trumpet, by which breathing and moving bipeds, even now, sailing o'er life's solemn main, are enabled to hail each other and make known their mutual shortness of mental stores, -- but one that is still hot from the hearts and brains of a people, not hardened yet, but moltenly ductile to new shapes of sharp and clear relief in the moulds of new thought.

    Among My Books First Series

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  • Not ordinarily an adjective, whatever the citation on dingo-eat-dingo might suggest. (The source is riddled with deliberate typos.)

    October 28, 2008