obligingly obligingly  /əb ˈlaɪ dʒɪŋ li/


  • (adv) in accommodation


  1. Fifty-eight stranded people at nearby Lone Tree fared betterdrivers of two stalled Safeway trucks obligingly unloaded groceries and distributed them to the hungry.
  2. Occasionally, as a matter of fact, flashy politicos from the state capital itself came to Las Cruces and obligingly helped her get drunk.
  3. Both opponents obligingly rolled onto their back to avoid being lifted and airmailed.


  • Boyd stays on high road about Clowney comments

    Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd obligingly continued to answer questions about South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney at every turn today during the ACC Football Kickoff at the Grandover Resort.
    on July 22, 2013     Source: The Greenville News


  • As Vincent Cable, a Liberal Democrat member of the UK Parliament, said in a memorable editorial, "The corpse of textile protectionism ...... has been stirring in its coffin and Mandelson has obligingly lifted the lid."
    on Aug 30, 2005 By: Vince Cable Source: Asia Times Online

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