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- adv. In a way or to a degree that is deserved or merited.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. According to desert (whether good or evil); justly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Justly; according to desert, whether of good or evil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. as deserved
She writes like an angel, and her name deservedly appears on the title page of this book.
Chief among them was William T. Coleman, a name deservedly honored in the annals of San Francisco.
C.S.S.R. -- a name deservedly held in great esteem in the Catholic community.
This defence we shall borrow from a name deservedly high among those who have successfully illustrated ancient geography, for the happy and successful mutual adaptation of great learning and sound judgment, and not less worthy of respect and imitation for his candour and liberality: we allude to Dr. Vincent, the illustrator of the Voyage of Nearchus, and the Periplus of the Erythræan Sea.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 18 Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce, from the Earliest Records to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, By William Stevenson
The name deservedly implies the dynamic and integrated nature of the product and its extensible capability as it integrates with the Forefront Protection Suite.
His mother on discovering this note pinned to her chair gave way to very natural alarm and rushed upstairs to her darling, with whom she remonstrated in terms deservedly severe, pointing out the folly and wickedness of self-destruction and urging that such thoughts were unfit for one of his tender years, for he was then barely thirteen.
Nathanael (Joh 1: 47); Peter (Joh 21: 17); or "deservedly" [Maurer].
The blood will be all over them — and deservedly so.
"Brood Mares" deservedly fetched $16 million at Sotheby's last year.
Neither David Kirp nor Ellen Galinsky needs my endorsement because both authors have large fan bases, and deservedly so, but I would like to call your attention to Kids First: Five Big Ideas for Transforming Children's Lives, which is David Kirp's new book, and Mind in the Making, Ellen Galinsky's valuable analysis of The Seven Essential Life Skills that Every Child Needs.