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adverb as in incompetently

adverb as in unfortunately

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He sees them now for the inept franchise they are, just as he sees an NFL that is not all fun, football and riches.

In consequence of the peculiar legend, the stamp has been dubbed, not ineptly, the "has been" stamp.

That lover of hers, whom we are presently to see, has compared her ineptly with Joan of Arc, that other maid of France.

"Oh, I had nothing else to do," he murmured ineptly, and was suddenly conscious that he still held her hand.

They were, in fact, almost arrogantly civilian, coming from a country which had dared ineptly to look down on its defenders.

Hoddan was again in sanctuary inside the Embassy they'd guarded so ineptly through the dark.


On this page you'll find 103 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ineptly, such as: clumsily, stiffly, bunglingly, carelessly, fumblingly, and gawkily.

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