What does the word Anywise mean?

Usage examples for Anywise

  1. Whether that pair in the picture- gallery made themselves in anywise ridiculous, either by word or deed, in the course of the morning, is a question between themselves and their consciences; for the only witnesses were the members of their ancestry on the walls, who looked down on the proceedings with the polite indifference of well- bred people who have seen a good deal of that sort of business in their time, and have found out that " this, too, is vanity." – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  2. His sarcasms or revilings had become indifferent to me, as every day's experience had of late convinced me that in no valuable attribute was he anywise superior to his sister. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  3. Get the place closed, Malcolm, anywise. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
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