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adverb as in humbly

adverb as in obsequiously

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Example Sentences

“All it is public humiliation of these abjectly poor people, as well as criminalization,” Cowan says.

The critics were fulsome in their praise and the public was lavish with its plaudits, but I was abjectly miserable.

And Thyrsis, in great distress of soul, explained that he did not mean it that way—he apologized abjectly for his obstinacy.

Invitations to the place even for a couple of days,—for twenty-four hours,—had been begged for abjectly.

He laid one fat hand upon the shoulder of the young poor priest who kneeled before him, abjectly.

Such sentiments as you have expressed, properly conveyed to them, would make yours abjectly half the bourgeois of France!


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abjectly, such as: apologetically, meanly, ingloriously, obscurely, poorly, and simply.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.