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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adverb- In a grossly wicked manner.

Usage examples (7)
  • It was necessary, not only to bribe, but to bribe more shamelessly and flagitiously than his predecessors, in order to make up for lost time.
  • Pontifical Government is the most flagitiously unjust, the most inexorably cruel, the most essentially tyrannical Government, that ever existed under the sun.
  • Brattles; -- and then there was the fact that Carry Brattle, who had been regularly "subpoenaed," had kept herself out of the way, -- most flagitiously, illegally and...
  • So far as I could learn the particulars of their previous history, they had lived flagitiously loose lives; such as must have corrupted their blood long before they... for more
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