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  • adv.in fear
  • adv.very much

synonyms for fearfully

  • nervously
  • timidly
  • apprehensively
  • diffidently
  • in alarm
  • in fright
  • in terror
  • shrinkingly
  • shyly
  • timorously
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How to use fearfully in a sentence

By a strange fatality, they were generally purblind, and always shyed most fearfully when an Opposition coach approached them.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The sixth and last round, is described by the pressman and compositors, as having been fearfully scientific.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
"To your chamber, mademoiselle," he whispered fearfully, and he pointed to the door of the inner room.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
That tires her awfully, and makes her fearfully cross; so that father and I keep all little worries to ourselves that we can.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
As Irvin seized her hands and looked at her eagerly, half-fearfully, Rita achieved sufficient composure to speak.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Shortly after this the youngest apprentice went below, and found the ill-used lad standing on a locker, and gibbering fearfully.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Those faithful to the covenant of the priesthood are approved, while the desecrators thereof are fearfully condemned.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Well, the old cat was fearfully cut up by the news of the engagement.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
When he had gone, the young man felt strangely lonely and fearfully depressed.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The consumptive bends over his work, fearfully eyeing the keeper's measuring stick.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO FEARFULLY

  • appallingly
  • fearfully
  • hopelessly
  • shockingly
  • bizarrely
  • fantastically
  • fearfully
  • grimly
  • monstrously
  • otherworldly
  • unusually
  • weirdly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.