fearfully fearfully

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in fear,
  2. (adv) in an alarming manner

Usage(s):

  1. The peasants watched fearfully as he approached a local woman named Angelina Narcisse.
  2. Neighbors who had helped defeat her so short a time ago talked fearfully once more of her new strength and her even greater potential.
  3. But all this comes at a fearfully high price-so high that many buyers in today's medical marketplace cannot or will not pay it.

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Quotes

  1. "Its impact on this country we can definitively say will be more lasting than the tsunami was," Mr Costello said. "Its crushing impact fearfully means that many of those unaccounted for are probably people who have died."
    on May 9, 2008 By: Tim Costello Source: The West Australian

  2. The psalmist David wrote in Psalm 29:1: "The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament showeth his handiwork," and in Psalm 139:14: "I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made."
    on Sep 22, 2007 By: David Petraeus Source: Oneonta Daily Star

  3. "It's a horrific human disaster. This country suffers fearfully from natural disasters and your heart must go out to them, it's very sad," Mr Howard said.
    on May 28, 2006 By: John Howard Source: NEWS.com.au

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