Definitions

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  • adv. In an unholy way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unholy manner.

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Examples

  • Innocent childhood is sweet and beautiful: but in East London innocence is a fleeting thing, and you must catch them before they crawl out of the cradle, or you will find the very babes as unholily wise as you.

    THE GHETTO

  • Airedale and scold the collie pup unholily attracted by the red-orange, divers-finned, and many-tailed

    CHAPTER VII

  • And he heard her singing in the patio garden, where, also, she desisted long enough to quarrel with her Airedale and scold the collie pup unholily attracted by the red-orange, divers-finned, and many-tailed Japanese goldfish in the fountain basin.

    The Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London

  • Now if you were a Christian, and died thus unholily in trying to murder me, you would have to go thereafter to the unquenchable flames of purgatory or to even hotter flames: but among the pagans all that die valiantly in battle go straight to the pagan paradise.

    Figures of Earth

  • Ans Handerson's eyes were shining unholily as he asked, "How much you tank you take?"

    Too Much Gold

  • Had she unholily tramped Piccadilly and the Strand after midnight, the police would not have interfered with her, and she would have been able to pay for her lodging.

    Property versus Person

  • Innocent childhood is sweet and beautiful; but in East London innocence is a fleeting thing, and you must catch them before they crawl out of the cradle, or you will find the very babes as unholily wise as you.

    The Ghetto

  • I am sorry to say that they were all pleased, unholily pleased, at the chance of what they called 'a little fun. '

    Soldiers Three

  • I am sorry to say that they were all pleased, unholily pleased, at the chance of what they called "a little fun."

    Indian Tales

  • It flashed across me that she distantly resembled the seductive shape on a gold-framed toilet-water advertisement whose charms were unholily heightened by the glare from the red bottle in the window.

    Traffics and Discoveries

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