foully

All Adverb
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  • If you say you have ever seen me before you lie most foully. Cited from The Path of the King, by John Buchan
  • It seemed to him now that she must have been foully dealt with in some way. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • You wrong me foully when you use them thus. Cited from The Children's Book of Christmas Stories
  • He was my captive, and I released him because he was foully taken. Cited from The Dove in the Eagle's Nest, by Charlotte Yonge#7
  • But mark me, it will be carried out most foully. Cited from Caesar: A Sketch, by James Anthony Froude
  • But, first of all, let him look upon the bodies of the men he has foully murdered. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J. A. Hammerton
  • This man, in whom you have placed your trust, has foully wronged you. Cited from Honor Edgeworth, by Vera
  • The lady, who so foully slandered her fellow, fell with child in the same year. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • Dost thou desire her foully for those things That make her good? Cited from Measure for Measure, by William Shakespeare
  • I believe that the man who wronged me so foully was fully capable of murder. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • And a man may live a quiet life, and yet conspire most foully. Cited from A Thane of Wessex, by Charles W. Whistler
  • If you were women you would have more wit than to stain the floor so foully. Cited from Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw
  • He would sweep the board, fairly or foully, or he would not play. Cited from Sevenoaks, by J. G. Holland
  • Who had more foully sold the religion and liberty of his country than Titus? Cited from History of England, James II V. 3, Macaulay
  • When she accused him of foully destroying her, I returned her no harsh words. Cited from A Book of Burlesques, by H. L. Mencken
  • But what of the queen that should come foully dressed? Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Psalms, Maclaren
  • They had been foully murdered with the same instrument that had caused the death of the parents. Cited from The Twin Hells, by John N. Reynolds
  • To kill him as he has killed ours, foully and by surprise! Cited from Count Hannibal, by Stanley J. Weyman
  • Also, he fought as foully as a successful fighter knows how. Cited from The Night-Born, by Jack London [Jack London #9
  • Never had he, with all his experience, seen nor smelt anything so foully disgusting. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
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Meaning of foully

  • adverb In an unfair and insulting manner
    this internationally known writer was foully condemned by the Muslim fundamentalists
  • adverb In a wicked and shameful manner
    two policemen were foully murdered