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blendingly

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EtymologyEdit

blending +‎ -ly

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blendingly (not comparable)

  1. In a blending way, gradually.
    • 1979, Barbara Owen, The organ in New England: an account of its use and manufacture to the end of the nineteenth century, Raleigh, NC: Sunbury, p. 197 [1]
      [] the "tuba mirabilis", a magnificent stop, from over-pressure speaks so peremptorily that it is impossible to introduce it harmoniously or blendingly, as it stands out immediately alone.
    • 1924, Herman Melville, Billy Budd, London: Constable & Co., Chapter 17, [2]
      Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity.