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dreadfully

adverb     /ˈdredfəli/
VERY mainly UK formal
very: I'm dreadfully sorry.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
VERY BADLY
very badly: The children behaved dreadfully.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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