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  • adverb In an unwelcoming way.


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unwelcoming +‎ -ly


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  • He climbed the stairs to the unwelcomingly dark porch and rang the bell.

    More Twisted Stories Vol II Deaver, Jeffery 2006

  • Sanity returned unwelcomingly, like a bucket of ice cold water, and she opened her eyes to the ugly scene of reality.

    Consultant Care Wirdnam, Sharon 1996

  • His back greeted them unwelcomingly, and the silence lengthened uncomfortably until Drew did as he always had and met the unpleasant head-on.

    Rebel Spurs Andre Norton 1958


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