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beastly

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having or showing the nature and appetites of a lower animal
  • left to shift for himself on an isolated farm, he gradually sank into a beastly, purposeless existence

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beastly

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of beastly (Entry 2 of 2)

to a great degree
  • it's beastly hot today

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“Beastly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beastly. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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