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  • adv. : In an accursed manner.
  • adv. Damnably; extremely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an accursed manner.


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From accursed +‎ -ly.


  • I read in Swift at the beginning of one of the Gulliver chapters: Having been condemned by nature and fortune to an active and even more a restless life And in this accursedly active and even more accursedly restless life, you can imagine in what terrible loneliness I am living.

    The Great Escape

  • Kipping asked in that accursedly mild voice -- I could not hear it without thinking of poor Bill

    The Mutineers

  • Too many were steeped in a sense of her sacredness, well he wot! and he was unable to find room in his apprehensive mind for any doubt that these others would be accursedly diligent.


  • He saw, as he supposed, "the Okimow in peril of his life," and acted according to the dictates of his accursedly poor discretion.

    The Arctic Prairies : a Canoe-Journey of 2,000 Miles in Search of the Caribou; Being the Account of a Voyage to the Region North of Aylemer Lake

  • So loveless, formal, and yet -- to him so real, so desperately, accursedly real!

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • REASONS and to systematically rob them of their honest labor because they were too accursedly lazy to labor themselves.

    Black and White Land, Labor, and Politics in the South

  • Not once, since you went to that accursedly out-of-the-way place, has a letter from you found me in the same mood and circumstances to which it was addressed, as being the mood and circumstances in which my own letter had left me, and of course it has been the same with my letters to you.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Geordie is so damnably ready with his gold-ends of wisdom, and sae accursedly backward with his gold-ends of siller, that, by our royal saul, we are glad to get a hair in his neck.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Sogyu the garden landscaper and his crew are recreating our driveway over these few days - during the slow time of their work year - fixing up the numerous minor but collectively uberniggling problems like the vulnerable subsurface drainpipe along here, the recidivist potholes there, there and there, the narrownesses over there and down there, the unevenness at the back that is so startling in the dark, that stone wall bulge, that property line arrangement -- and those big stones in the way, to say nothing of the accursedly recurring ironweeds as I call them, and the unsnowshovelableness of the whole -- I could go on at greater length, but who has the time I have stuff to do ...

  • "This Bujun arrival has come at an accursedly inconvenient time in light of what you have just told me.

    beneath an opal moon


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