formidably

All Adverb
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  • She was so formidably manned that all attempts to board her failed. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • There is no doubt, as far as we were concerned, the task looked formidably ambitious. Cited from The Seventh Manchesters, by S. J. Wilson
  • That meant that the pursuit was on again, more formidably this time. Cited from Success, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • I had last seen her at a formal dinner where she was rather formidably done out in black velvet and diamonds. Cited from Ruggles of Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Mr. Cobra is the most dangerous, the most formidably armed, of all living animals. Cited from Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers by Brisbane
  • The house seemed a black void, just as the streets had done -- every one was, formidably, at his play. Cited from Nona Vincent, by Henry James
  • The anchor was, therefore, immediately weighed, and we prepared to receive them as formidably as our means allowed. Cited from Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia, V1, by King
  • How rapidly the wheel of Fortune turns; The Emperor still is formidably strong. Cited from German Classics, Vol. III (Schiller), by Kuno Francke, Editor-in-Chief
  • He was one of those formidably selfish men who wither every thing around them, like those trees within the shadow of which nothing can grow. Cited from Other People's Money, by Emile Gaboriau
  • Then, when he had succoured the patient further, he turned rather formidably to Leonora. Cited from Leonora, by Arnold Bennett
  • It is evident that the young politician was confronting a social world more formidably correct than anything he had as yet seen. Cited from Abraham Lincoln: A History V1, by Nicolay & Hay
  • A cry was raised which soon became formidably loud. Cited from History of England, James II V. 5, Macaulay
  • Even to this day, the Statue stands formidably in the newly constructed Church just over the main Altar.
  • He was formidably skilled in academic debate and wrote eloquently in high Latin style.
  • He bent his brows upon me formidably and uncrossed his legs. Cited from David Balfour, Second Part, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Their left flank was apparently bare, but was, in fact, formidably protected in front by a peculiar kind of field-works. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 14, No. 406
  • And what a personage she had grown in these twelve months -- how formidably, consciously brilliant in look and dress and manner! Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • One was a tall and formidably handsome woman in the early forties whose appearance seemed somehow oddly familiar. Cited from Piccadilly Jim, by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • More than once, during the time, he had regarded himself as admonished; but the admonition this morning was formidably sharp. Cited from The Ambassadors, by Henry James
  • While peaceful towards others of their species at other times, the male frogs can be formidably aggressive while competing for a breeding space.
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Meaning of formidably

  • adverb In a formidable manner
    the constant risk that attends the exchanges of human beings formidably armed