devilishly

All Adverb
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  • "I am not so devilishly good-looking as you are, for one thing." Cited from Five Nights, by Victoria Cross
  • You shall be used as devilishly as you would wish, i'faith. Cited from A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. VIII (4th edition)
  • You're devilishly out in your discipline, whatever you are at two and two. Cited from Evan Harrington by George Meredith, v7
  • It is devilishly cold, but the poor birds are already flying to Russia! Cited from Letters of Anton Chekhov, by Anton Chekhov
  • It was devilishly well thought out, your trick of the last moment. Cited from Eight Strokes of the Clock, by Maurice Le Blanc
  • Not only is he devilishly handsome, he is the son of the school's principal.
  • They see and hear more harm daily than we could ever teach them, were we so devilishly minded. Cited from At Last, by Charles Kingsley
  • It was all like some devilishly complicated dream from which he would never awake. Cited from Over the Pass, by Frederick Palmer
  • But still they were all devilishly keen to know about the siege, and who had fought best, and who had been killed. Cited from Indiscreet Letters From Peking, by B. L. Putman Weale
  • "I hope he may be happy, but I confess I doubt it devilishly." Cited from Monsieur de Camors by Octave Feuillet, v2
  • It would take months, perhaps years, and would be devilishly uncertain, to boot. Cited from The Skylark of Space, by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • To tell you the real truth, I'm devilishly afraid that they'll figure out something that'll work. Cited from Skylark Three, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • If they had had their due anywhere, I should care devilishly little about things that I have outlived. Cited from Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1
  • I had never been in such a foolish position; it was too devilishly disgusting! Cited from Superfluous Man and Others, by Ivan Turgenev
  • They are becoming devilishly tired of your talk about Godeau's return. Cited from As Farpas (Novembro a Dezembro 1882), by Ortigao & Queiroz
  • Their white teeth gleaming, their black eyes devilishly eager, they began climbing on to the car. Cited from My Year of the War, by Frederick Palmer
  • I'm in a devilishly unpleasant position, and can hang here but a minute. Cited from The Inn at the Red Oak, by Latta Griswold
  • That's why Conquest has been so devilishly kind. Cited from The Wild Olive, by Basil King
  • It is a harsh method and one which goes devilishly against the grain. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • It is devilishly severe, particularly on this kind of crime. Cited from Monsieur de Pourceaugnac, by Poquelin (Moliere
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How devilishly gets used

Meaning of devilishly

  • adverb In a playfully devilish manner
    the socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever