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  • adv.severely
  • adv.frightfully

synonyms for desperately

  • badly
  • dangerously
  • fiercely
  • greatly
  • perilously
  • seriously
  • carelessly
  • dramatically
  • gravely
  • harmfully
  • hysterically
  • like crazy
  • like mad
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antonyms for desperately

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  • mildly
  • calmly
  • easily
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How to use desperately in a sentence

“Otherwise, it was a desperate, vomitous attack on every American who bothered to vote,” he said.
‘OUR VOTING SYSTEM IS FINE. ... IT’S RUDY THAT’S BROKEN’: LATE-NIGHT HOSTS MOCK GIULIANI’S ‘INSANE’ NEWS CONFERENCEANDREA SALCEDONOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Tetzlaff proposed capturing that water, treating and reselling it to Southern California utilities, which are desperate for more local supplies.
TWO COMPANIES SEE A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY IN THE TIJUANA RIVER’S BROWN WATERSMACKENZIE ELMERNOVEMBER 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
By that point, he was desperate to get his inner life back on track and hoped that therapy might make a difference.
THE SYNCHRONICITY OF WOLFGANG PAULI AND CARL JUNG - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSPAUL HALPERNNOVEMBER 18, 2020NAUTILUS
People are getting so desperate and it’s our own country’s fault.
TEXAS ACTIVISTS RALLY BEHIND HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMSMICHAEL K. LAVERSNOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The company was cofounded by Hennes Weiss, an Austrian music promoter, who is desperate to revive the live-music scene that is currently locked down across much of Europe.
WANT TO BRING BACK MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS AND CONCERTS? THE ANSWER MAY LIE IN A MOUTHWASH TEST FOR COVIDDAVID MEYERNOVEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
At the simplest level, higher levels of polarization will make parties more desperate to win, which in turn will push them to adapt the strategies needed to win in the system they inhabit.
THE CRISIS ISN’T TOO MUCH POLARIZATION. IT’S TOO LITTLE DEMOCRACY.EZRA KLEINNOVEMBER 12, 2020VOX
This seasonal wetland was especially important in 2019, when severe drought left human and animal populations alike desperate for water.
THESE PHOTOS REMIND US WHY CONSERVATION MATTERS - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSKEVIN BERGERNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
Brands and retailers are desperate to get their employees to post on TikTok.
RETAILERS ARE PUSHING THEIR EMPLOYEES TO BECOME TIKTOK INFLUENCERSJIM COOPERNOVEMBER 11, 2020DIGIDAY
Throughout her childhood Eleanor Roosevelt was desperate for the approval of Theodore Roosevelt.
A MODEST REBEL: THE PARADOXICAL PERSONALITY OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELTDOUGLAS BRINKLEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
No one, none of my friends really understand how desperate it has come to be wanting your papers.
THEY RESPONDED TO AN INVITE FOR ‘ILLEGALS’ TO WATCH THE ELECTION TOGETHER. WHAT HAPPENED NEXT HAS THEM PLANNING FAR PAST THAT NIGHT.THERESA VARGASNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DESPERATELY

  • alarmingly
  • carelessly
  • critically
  • daringly
  • desperately
  • gravely
  • harmfully
  • hazardously
  • perilously
  • precariously
  • recklessly
  • riskily
  • seriously
  • severely
  • unsafely
  • unsecurely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.