Clinging to him so dependently, she taught him in time to presume upon that devotion—a lesson men are not slow to learn.
And yet but now they were charged with “getting it” too dependently, or rather, with having it “got” for them by man!
The world has come but once; the witness is there after the fact and simply approves, dependently.
dependent de·pend·ent (dĭ-pěn'dənt)
Contingent on or subordinate to another.
Relying on or requiring the aid of another for support.