Eric asked, still smiling, but adding an edge to his words.
She leaned forward slightly as though to add weight to her words.
Perhaps he would be an ally, someone to add weight to her own words.
No; let me correct myself," Jake added to his own words.
In any case I have little to add to my words at our last meeting.
"Then I add another apology to my earlier words!"
There didn't seem to be much to add to his father's words, even as they seemed to slip away, for all their trite truth.
He leaned forward as if to add weight to his words.
That didn't make all of this true, but it added a peculiar weight to the priest's words.
They ask for illustrations knowing that it adds value to their words.