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adverb as in extremely

adverb as in badly

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Some brokers delivered a sorely needed product while making a nice profit.

With AI cracking one problem after another, deploying it to help foster some romance in a place where romance is sorely needed may not be the worst idea.

To manage at this phase, we’ll need strong testing capacity, which we are still sorely lacking in many regions.

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It’s hard enough running a university without also having to run a cemetery, especially one sorely lacking in funds.

These are just some of the ways in which a global democratic coalition could advance rules that are sorely lacking in the digital sphere.

For so many reasons she will be sorely missed, and we can only hope that the next generation produces another Yuri Kochiyama.

Sorely missed talent, of course, only goes so far in ramping up excitement for a new sitcom.

If Karzai thinks his drift towards the Taliban will buy him forgiveness, he is sorely mistaken.

Many times when I have been in sorely trying situations, the memory of that little one has come into my mind, and has buoyed me.

Such change at the top of the FDNY could dramatically affect a department many accuse of sorely lacking in diversity.

These hills, if we have to mount them, shall sorely try the thews of horse and man.

Railway expectations ran high; immense traffic receipts, sorely needed, ought to have swelled the coffers of the companies.

The position tried him sorely, testing his new strength from such amazing and unexpected angles.

Let alone its being months behind the fashion, it was frayed around the bottom and the front breadth was sorely stained.

Randolph himself was very sorely bested, but he succeeded in killing the commandant; whereupon the garrison gave in.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sorely, such as: acutely, badly, greatly, sadly, severely, and woefully.

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