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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARBAROUSLY

Were it not you, I should know how (barbarously as you are used) to advise you in a moment.

My sister was barbarously treated because she assisted me in my misfortunes.

In France also, how barbarously have the Reformed been treated!

The Count Elian, and the commanders of the legions who had conducted the gallant defence, were barbarously crucified.

He has treated me barbarously, but not quite so ill as he did the Bishop of Rochester.

None the less the life depicted so barbarously was no barbaric life.

She now first bursting into tears, told him how barbarously she had been treated.

Who has barbarously wronged my character since I left you Monday?

Upwards of 2,000 were barbarously put to death within three days.

He the while, was dragged to the feet of the chief and barbarously butchered.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "uncivilized, uncultured, ignorant," from Latin barbarus, from Greek barbaros (see barbarian). Meaning "not Greek or Latin" (of words or language) is from c.1500; that of "savagely cruel" is from 1580s.

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