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adverb as in unexpectedly


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Heading back to my car, which I’d haphazardly parked in a patch of grass right off the bridge, a calm settled over me.

From Vox

Scroll through Depop and you’ll see people out in the world, looking chic in wide-leg pants rolling in the grass or striking a pose in front of a haphazardly hung backdrop, perhaps decorated with pink cartoon cats and owls.

From Time

Layer your ingredients haphazardly and you’re liable to end up with a mess.

The lamp tilts up and down, so it functions even when it’s haphazardly thrown on upside down—a real perk that pleases my toddler, who is all about independence.

Imagine a collection of books—maybe millions or even billions of them—haphazardly tossed by publishers into a heaping pile in a field.

And, as we so often see, the compensation is only haphazardly tied to job performance.

We've been applying counterinsurgency doctrine (and that haphazardly), assuming that the people are the center of gravity.

By the ingrained shopping habits of decades, I sort haphazardly through the stained old chrome racks.

There'd be an awful rumpus in the complaint department if I started sending people up there haphazardly.

The sky was like a vast black colander perforated haphazardly with a myriad brilliant openings which paled and glowed.

Margaret fired her revolver haphazardly, while I held my rifle for any that gained the poop.

Poke your finger tips haphazardly into the dough to make marks that will catch the sauce when you pour it on generously.

A faint cloud layer floated by and was illuminated by the twilight so that it stretched haphazardly across the face of the sun.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to haphazardly, such as: aimlessly, carelessly, casually, randomly, accidentally, and by chance.

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