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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an irreverent manner; With curses.

Usage examples (31)
  • He kept wondering profanely why everything bad happened to him
  • Muttering profanely
  • You must remember, not to use the word profanely, that we are dealing really with a peculiar people.
  • Jews, that were exorcists, who made use of Christ's name profanely and wickedly in their diabolical enchantments, but were made to pay dearly for their presumption. for more
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