- см. defensive в первом значении
Не reacted defensively to questions about his wealth. — На вопросы о его состоянии он отвечал не без раздражения (оправдывая его различными доводами).
The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.
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Defensively — De*fen sive*ly, adv. On the defensive. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
defensively — adverb 1. in an apologetic and defensive manner I felt it better you should know, said Sir Cedric defensively • Derived from adjective: ↑defensive 2. in a defensive manner the general conviction that our side is in the right and acting… … Useful english dictionary
defensively — adv. Defensively is used with these verbs: ↑react, ↑reply, ↑retort, ↑say, ↑struggle … Collocations dictionary
defensively — defensive ► ADJECTIVE 1) used or intended to defend or protect. 2) very anxious to challenge or avoid criticism. ● on the defensive Cf. ↑on the defensive DERIVATIVES defensively adverb defensiveness noun … English terms dictionary
defensively — adverb see defensive I … New Collegiate Dictionary
defensively — See defensive. * * * … Universalium
defensively — adverb In a defensive manner … Wiktionary
defensively — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. suspiciously, on the defensive, in self defense, at bay; see carefully 2 … English dictionary for students
defensively — adv. in a defensive manner, protectively … English contemporary dictionary
defensively — de·fen·sive·ly … English syllables
defensively — See: defensive … English dictionary