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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Used as intensifiers.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : A frightful howl woke us. ,The storm did frightful damage. ,We had a frightful time. ,That actor is very talented but a frightful ham
  • She, too, was in debt; "frightfully," her husband had used the right word;
  • 'frightfully' something or other during the evening.
  • "In all spheres of social, economic and political relationships we are 'frightfully' revolutionary. for more
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