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adverb as in dreadfully

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The shooting of Eric Sopp was tragic, but justified under these circumstances.

The most tragic injury of the NFL season — so far — had to be the one Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suffered Sunday against the New York Giants.

These tragic stats are the latest indicators that the US has not effectively controlled the virus.

California’s housing dysfunction has been thrown into really tragic, stark relief for the last couple of months.

While Dinah and her tragic life are the focus, the novel’s heart is her relationship with her four mothers, Jacob’s four wives.

From Ozy

Otis, who tells me he was called “Saladin” on the inside, has taken an almost tragically circuitous route in getting here.

Tragically, Cary did not live to complete the second volume, and in 2000 I began work in earnest on this book.

Her abusive husband tormented their toddler to drive Walters crazy without lifting a finger—and it tragically worked.

Truly, and tragically, this not-so-secret war between Russia and Ukraine is getting crazier all the time.

Tragically, she developed severe postpartum depression, crippling her with near-psychotic ruminations, anger, and guilt.

The women especially looked tragically at their neighbours with very wide-open eyes.

Of course the youngster would protest wildly at this, and so not infrequently the demonstration would end tragically.

With sputter and crackle a blaze started, showing Wilson standing tragically, his arms out, facing the black shadows.

To Mrs. Germain it was all preposterous; if she had owned the humorous sense it would have been tragically absurd.

For better or for worse, our destinies have been tragically intertwined,—how tragically, I alone know.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tragically, such as: disturbingly, horribly, shockingly, terribly, dismally, and appallingly.

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