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rustical

Rustic. "Rustical society." Thackeray. -- Rus"tic*al*ly, adv. -- Rus"tic*al*ness, n.

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portentously

  • adverb in a portentous manner
    • portentously, the engines began to roll

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obtestation

The act of obtesting; supplication; protestation. R.
Antonio asserted this with great obtestation. Evelyn.

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preternaturally

  • adverb in a supernatural manner
    supernaturally.
    • she was preternaturally beautiful

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asseveration

  • noun a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
    averment; assertion.

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asseveration

  • noun a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
    averment; assertion.

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youthfully

  • adverb in a youthful manner
    • he is still youthfully enthusiastic

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antistrophic

  • adjective of or relating to an antistrophe

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unutterably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unspeakably; indescribably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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adjuration

  • noun a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

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owlishly

  • adverb in an owlish manner
    • the gentle-looking barrister peered owlishly around him

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adjuration

  • noun a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

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uncharacteristically

  • adverb in uncharacteristic manner
    • he was uncharacteristically cool

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obsequy

The last duty or service to a person, rendered after his death; hence, a rite or ceremony pertaining to burial; -- now used only in the plural. Spencer.
I will...fetch him hence, and solemnly attend, With silent obsequy and funeral train. Milton
I will myself Be the chief mourner at his obsequies. Dryden.
The funeral obsequies were decently and privately performed by his family J. P. Mahaffy.

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betrothment

The act of betrothing, or the state of being betrothed; betrothal.

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unrelieved

  • adjective satellite not lessened or diminished
    undiminished.
    • unrelieved suffering

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requiem

  • noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    dirge; coronach; threnody; lament.
  • noun a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead

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affectingly

  • adverb in a poignant or touching manner
    touchingly; poignantly.
    • she spoke poignantly

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ambassage

Same as Embassage. Obs. or R. Luke xiv. 32.

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indescribably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; unspeakably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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coxcombry

The manners of a coxcomb; foppishness.

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unspeakably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; indescribably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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joust

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    tilt.
  • verb joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

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ludicrously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    ridiculously; preposterously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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enthronization

  • noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
    investiture; enthronement; coronation; enthronisation.

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awfully

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; frightfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; dreadfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

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awesome

  • adjective satellite inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
    awful; awing; amazing; awe-inspiring.
    • New York is an amazing city
    • the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight
    • the awesome complexity of the universe
    • this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville
    • Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent

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trifling

  • noun the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
    dawdling; dalliance.
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton; wanton away; piddle.

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oppressively

  • adverb in a heavy and oppressive way
    • it was oppressively hot in the office

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duskiness

  • noun the state of being poorly illuminated
    dimness.
  • noun a swarthy complexion
    darkness; swarthiness.

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sweetly

  • adverb in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
    sweet.
    • Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly
    • how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare
    • talking sweet to each other

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foolery

  • noun foolish or senseless behavior
    indulgence; craziness; tomfoolery; folly; lunacy.

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ineffably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; unspeakably; indescribably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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dirge

  • noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    coronach; threnody; requiem; lament.

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comically

  • adverb in a comical manner
    • the tone was comically desperate

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embassage

An embassy. "He sent a solemn embassage." Bacon.
Except your embassages have better success. Motley.

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dirge

  • noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    coronach; threnody; requiem; lament.

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becomingly

  • adverb in a becoming manner
    • she was becomingly dressed

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protestation

  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    protest.
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun a strong declaration of protest

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pleasingly

  • adverb in a pleasing manner
    • the room was pleasingly large

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processional

  • noun religious music used in a procession
    prosodion.
  • adjective intended for use in a procession
    • processional music
    • processional cross

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inconceivably

  • adverb to an inconceivable degree
    • inconceivably small

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deodar

  • noun tall East Indian cedar having spreading branches with nodding tips; highly valued for its appearance as well as its timber
    Himalayan cedar; deodar cedar; Cedrus deodara.

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unctuously

  • adverb in an unctuous manner
    fulsomely; smarmily.

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plight

  • noun a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
    predicament; quandary.
    • finds himself in a most awkward predicament
    • the woeful plight of homeless people
  • noun a solemn pledge of fidelity
    troth.

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whimsically

  • adverb in a fanciful manner
    fancifully.
    • the Christmas tree was fancifully decorated

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abjuration

  • noun a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
    recantation; retraction.

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mighty

  • adjective satellite having or showing great strength or force or intensity
    • struck a mighty blow
    • the mighty logger Paul Bunyan
    • the pen is mightier than the sword"- Bulwer-Lytton
  • adverb (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
    powerful; right; mightily.
    • the baby is mighty cute
    • he's mighty tired
    • it is powerful humid
    • that boy is powerful big now
    • they have a right nice place
    • they rejoiced mightily

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intentness

  • noun the quality of being intent and concentrated
    engrossment.
    • the intentness of his gaze

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ponderously

  • adverb in an uninterestingly ponderous manner
    • the play was staged with ponderously realistic sets
  • adverb in a heavy ponderous manner
    • he moves ponderously

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impressively

  • adverb in an impressive manner
    imposingly.
    • the students progressed impressively fast

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suitably

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    fitly; appropriately; befittingly; fittingly.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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abjuration

  • noun a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
    recantation; retraction.

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exaggeratedly

  • adverb in an exaggerated manner
    hyperbolically.

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concelebration

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peculiarly

  • adverb uniquely or characteristically
    particularly.
    • these peculiarly cinematic elements
    • a peculiarly French phenomenon
    • everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him"- John Knowles
  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    curiously; oddly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly

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vow

  • noun a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    • they took vows of poverty
  • verb make a vow; promise
    • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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wondrously

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    marvellously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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chant

  • noun a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    cantillate; intonate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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grandly

  • adverb in a grand manner
    • the mansion seemed grandly large by today's standards

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conclave

  • noun a confidential or secret meeting

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supernaturally

  • adverb in a supernatural manner
    preternaturally.
    • she was preternaturally beautiful

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requiem

  • noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    dirge; coronach; threnody; lament.
  • noun a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead

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unnaturally

  • adverb in an unnatural way
    • his other arm lay across his chest, unnaturally, as if placed there deliberately, for a purpose
  • adverb not according to nature; not by natural means
    by artificial means; artificially.
    • artificially induced conditions

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imprecation

  • noun the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
    malediction.
    • he suffered the imprecations of the mob
  • noun a slanderous accusation

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unusually

  • adverb to a remarkable degree or extent
    remarkably; unco; outstandingly.
    • she was unusually tall

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novena

  • noun a Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days

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sublimely

  • adverb completely; in a lofty and exalted manner
    • awaking in me, sublimely unconscious, interest and energy for tackling these tasks

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sedateness

  • noun a trait of dignified seriousness
    solemness; staidness; solemnity.

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imposingly

  • adverb in an impressive manner
    impressively.
    • the students progressed impressively fast

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commination

  • noun prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday
  • noun a threat of divine punishment or vengeance

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touchingly

  • adverb in a poignant or touching manner
    poignantly; affectingly.
    • she spoke poignantly

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pompously

  • adverb in a pompous manner
    • he pompously described his achievements

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appallingly

  • adverb to an appalling extent
    • the prisoners were appallingly thin

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vow

  • noun a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    • they took vows of poverty
  • verb make a vow; promise
    • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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rapturously

  • adverb in an ecstatic manner
    ecstatically; rhapsodically.
    • he reacted ecstatically to my plan to travel to Africa

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ambassy

See Embassy, the usual spelling. Helps.

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dreadfully

  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; awfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning
  • adverb in a dreadful manner
    dismally.
    • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

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thanksgiving

  • noun fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
    Thanksgiving Day.
  • noun a short prayer of thanks before a meal
    blessing; grace.
    • their youngest son said grace

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fearfully

  • adverb in fear, "she hurried down the stairs fearfully"
  • adverb in an alarming manner
    • they were fearfully attacked

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pronunciamento

  • noun a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
    manifesto.

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strangely

  • adverb in a strange manner
    queerly; funnily; oddly.
    • a queerly inscribed sheet of paper

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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weirdly

  • adverb in a weird manner
    • she was dressed weirdly

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guardedly

  • adverb in a conservative manner
    conservatively; cautiously.
    • we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000.

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capriccio

  • noun an instrumental composition that doesn't adhere to rules for any specific musical form and is played with improvisation

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appropriately

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    fitly; befittingly; fittingly; suitably.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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mournfulness

  • noun a state of gloomy sorrow
    ruthfulness; sorrowfulness.

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absurdly

  • adverb in an absurd manner or to an absurd degree
    • an absurdly rich young woman

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oath

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    swearing.

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ridiculously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    preposterously; ludicrously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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stillness

  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; still.
    • the still of the night
  • noun calmness without winds
    windlessness.

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theatrically

  • adverb in a stagy and theatrical manner
    stagily.
    • `I cannot show my face at her house,' he declared theatrically
  • adverb in a theatrical manner
    • theatrically dressed

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objurgation

  • noun rebuking a person harshly
    chiding; tongue-lashing; scolding.

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lordliness

  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    dignity; gravitas.
    • he behaved with great dignity
  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; hauteur; arrogance.

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mockingly

  • adverb in a disrespectful jeering manner
    jeeringly; gibingly.
  • adverb in a disrespectful and mocking manner
    scoffingly; derisorily; derisively.
    • `Sorry,' she repeated derisively

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protestation

  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    protest.
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun a strong declaration of protest

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grotesquely

  • adverb in a grotesque manner
    monstrously.
    • behind the house lay two nude figures grotesquely bald, with deliberate knife-slashes marking their bodies

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lustration

The act of lustrating or purifying.
And holy water for lustration bring. Dryden.

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overly

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; too.
    • too big

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pledge

  • noun a deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    • his saxophone was in pledge
  • noun someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

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overpoweringly

  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    irresistibly; overwhelmingly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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procession

  • noun (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
    rise; emanation.
    • the emanation of the Holy Spirit
    • the rising of the Holy Ghost
    • the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son
  • noun the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
    • processions were forbidden

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singularly

  • adverb in a singular manner or to a singular degree; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"
    • Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal

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monition

  • noun a firm rebuke
    admonishment; admonition.
  • noun cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    warning; admonition; word of advice.
    • a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality
    • the warning was to beware of surprises
    • his final word of advice was not to play with matches

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mournfully

  • adverb in a mournful manner
    • the young man stared into his glass mournfully

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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moat

  • noun ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water
    fosse.

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prattler

  • noun someone who speaks in a childish way

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