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badly

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badly

adverb bad·ly \ˈbad-lē\

: in a bad manner

: very much : to a great degree

: severely or seriously

Full Definition of BADLY

1
:  in a bad manner <played badly>
2
:  to a great or intense degree <want something badly>

Examples of BADLY

  1. He played badly but I played even worse.
  2. The failure reflects badly on the administration.
  3. She wanted the job badly.
  4. I'm badly in need of a vacation.
  5. His fingers were badly frozen.

First Known Use of BADLY

14th century

Rhymes with BADLY

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