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accursedly

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EtymologyEdit

From accursed +‎ -ly.

PronunciationEdit

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accursedly (comparative more accursedly, superlative most accursedly)

  1. In an accursed manner.
    • 1936, H. P. Lovecraft, At the Mountains of Madness.
      And now, when Danforth and I saw the freshly glistening and reflectively iridescent black slime which clung thickly to those headless bodies and stank obscenely with that new, unknown odor whose cause only a diseased fancy could envisage—clung to those bodies and sparkled less voluminously on a smooth part of the accursedly resculptured wall in a series of grouped dots—we understood the quality of cosmic fear to its uttermost depths
  2. (degree, somewhat dated) Damnably; extremely.
    The Pathan is so accursedly wily.