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adverb as in fatally

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Less than 30 minutes after the firefight started, commandos entered the compound and found the mortally wounded hostages.

But privately, according to Trierweiler, Hollande slithered back and attempted to rekindle the mortally wounded relationship.

He was leading the way to the opposite corner when he was mortally wounded by a sniper.

Except that Gradus misses Kinbote and mortally wounds Shade.

Wortham had survived a combat tour in Iraq only to be mortally wounded while challenging a thief in front of his own house.

He was a distinguished warrior under Francis I, mortally wounded at the battle of Marignan.

The rebels made two unsuccessful assaults, and in the second attack General Montero was mortally wounded by a rifle-shot.

Stuart was mortally wounded by a close pistol shot in this fighting and he died on May 11, 1864 in Richmond.

He was a leader of the parliamentary forces, and mortally wounded at the battle of Chalgrove field.

He did not mind the hour so much, but he did mortally hate to cook his own breakfast—or any other meal, for that matter.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mortally, such as: badly, critically, gravely, painfully, and seriously.

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