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- adv. In a dreadful manner.
- adv. Exceptionally, eminently, very much.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a dreadful manner; terribly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 1. With alarm; fearfully.
- In a dreadful or terrible manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a dreadful manner
- adv. of a dreadful kind
It is not dreadfully naughty this time, but it would be next time -- _dreadfully_ naughty. "
“By this time you will fully understand, sir,” he said, “that what troubles me so dreadfully is the question, What does the spectre mean?”
To say that there is anxiety as to what may develop as a result of the dire needs of European Countries which have suffered so dreadfully from the war, is to put the case mildly.
The "desirable city residence" is thin – dreadfully thin – and accordingly susceptible to heat and cold.
I really am suffering dreadfully from the heat; quite as ill, in a different way, as I was in winter from the cold.
I’m afraid my family would complain dreadfully if I only washed once a week.
Wasawahili, stung us dreadfully, which is a sign that large game visit the pool sometimes, but must not be mistaken for an indication that there is any in the immediate neighbourhood of the water.
But they missed her, as Barby said, "dreadfully;" and she was most dearly welcomed when she came back.
Also, it’s just kind of dreadfully uncreative for a supposedly forward-looking initiative.
His loss leaves the Yankee bullpen dreadfully thin, as Chamberlain joins fellow relievers Rafael Soriano, Pedro Feliciano and Damaso Marte on the disabled list.