He turns away with a muttered exclamation, not benedictory towards his betrothed, between his teeth.
Thor moved uneasily from under the weight of the benedictory hands.
She raised her hand with a benedictory air and let it rest lightly, ever so lightly, on Ted's hair.
"Certainly," said Reggie, who had raised his hat to the pair, and was regarding them with a benedictory smile.
The last roll of the organ died away and the minister pronounced his benedictory prayer.
He had come noiselessly in, and was surveying his daughter and guest with a benedictory smile.
Then his train came, and he left her with a benedictory grace, standing on the step hat in hand, majestic in his courtesy.
Here is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of the benedictory prayers of the Bible.
Mr. Pyecroft's eyes, which had been large with benedictory roundness, flashed with a smile.
Proudtree withdrew with considerable dignity in view of his bulk, waving a benedictory hand ere the door closed behind him.