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desperately

adverb

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to a great degree
  • all of a sudden everything went desperately wrong

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The first known use of desperately was circa 1547

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“Desperately.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/desperately. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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