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adverb as in desperately

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adverb as in dreadfully

adverb as in scandalously

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This could be one of the races in which disgust with how things are going leads to new levels of turnout, and shocking debate moments really matter.

It wasn’t until 1962 that a semiconductor engineer at Texas Instruments named Thomas Hartman wrote a paper that explicitly embraced the shocking implications of the math.

What’s happened to them after playing Seattle in Week 2 has been shocking.

So it is more than a little shocking that the 2018 Bird-Stewart duo has been completely overshadowed by … the 2020 performance of Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart.

In a 2020 filled with shocking twists, this would be perhaps the most unlikely — and it could win him the election.

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Shockingly, this last couplet made it into the 1953 film version; someone was napping over at MGM.

But faced with a sleeper hit, HBO shockingly did not quite feel the same way.

In fact, rather shockingly, she thinks these groups can actually be helpful.

After their split, Jim Friel died shockingly at age 48 of bacterial meningitis.

A shockingly small number of states require sex education to be medically accurate, and free from promotion of religion.

Then, as he broke an egg that was shockingly overdone, he added spitefully: "Why did you boil your door-knobs?"

She was gratified; but the weather was not brighter than the faces gathered upon the piazza, at a shockingly unfashionable hour.

Among the many shockingly realistic and inappropriate monuments we found a few simple and beautiful statues and low reliefs.

Mr. Starr related what he had discovered, adding that the body was shockingly mutilated and stripped of its belongings.

Do you mean to say you've been living with Petherton so long without becoming aware that he's shockingly worried?


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shockingly, such as: fearfully, hopelessly, and appallingly.

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