Definitions

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  • adverb In an abuseful manner; in a manner that abuses.

Etymologies

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abuseful +‎ -ly

Examples

  • He says somethin 'or other, but she looks him up an' down, front an 'backwent, an' she just tongues him scadderin 'out o' doors, and he went away stuffin 'all the papers back into his hat, talkin' most abusefully.

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