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adverb as in foolishly

adverb as in humorously

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It’s absurd and infuriating that eight months into this pandemic, we’re still exactly where we startedCoronavirus infections are spiking uncontrollably.

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“They’re engaged in an absurd circus right now refusing to accept reality … making it even harder to address the massive health and economic crisis that we are facing,” Pelosi said at a joint news conference with Schumer at the Capitol.

Proctorio, he added, also blocked his Internet-protocol address, potentially preventing him from using it for future exams in what he called an “absurd” act of retribution.

He rushed for 206 yards in the Minnesota Vikings’ 34-20 victory over the Detroit Lions, and in his past two games he has an absurd 478 scrimmage yards and six touchdowns.

It would be absurd if anything close to that magnitude happened.

All this buzz, the continued tabloid fascination with Hurley, is down—absurdly—to that dress.

Hughes and Eldridge are not “role models for a future generation of… gay people,” as The Advocate absurdly stated.

The problem runs far deeper, to an absurdly narrow legal definition of ‘corruption’ that throws democracy on the trash heap.

Absurdly, even our battlefield troops must now consider the risk of being sued in UK courts by enemy fighters.

Chefchaouen, shut off from the world for centuries, is almost absurdly picturesque.

Every human being behind that absurdly inadequate wall was exposed to constant and equal danger.

Isabel suddenly felt herself and her organdie absurdly out of place in this room with its enchantress atmosphere.

Her affectation of extreme youth was so absurdly ridiculous, that it made her appear older and uglier than she really was.

No one, apparently, took the slightest notice of his absurdly wild behaviour.

Leech, the caricaturist,—one of the most absurdly over-rated men of this century,—was at Charterhouse from 1825 to 1831.


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On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absurdly, such as: crazily, desperately, energetically, excitedly, foolishly, and frantically.

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