murderously

All Adverb
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  • Her two selves rose up against each other fiercely, murderously, as they had then. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • It is expensive whether you win or lose, and it is murderously expensive when you do lose. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • In this movie, a particular film causes people to go murderously insane.
  • Realizing that they each have a chance at their father's fortune, the brothers become murderously competitive.
  • For example, the law against murder is not a law against killing as such, but only a law against killing 'murderously'.
  • To get her, he dumps his girl friend, a nightclub singer who becomes murderously jealous.
  • The thing that had played so murderously with the armored men. Cited from The Metal Monster, by A. Merritt
  • I saw the furious faces bending over me, the many hands murderously uplifted. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Just a little, now at once, for I'm murderously thirsty. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V2, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • Mr. Seward was indeed murderously assaulted upon his sick-bed, but he escaped with his life. Cited from Perley's Reminiscences, Vol. 1-2, by Benjamin Perley Poore
  • With the cabal breathing even more murderously down our backs it is time.
  • He had been murderously assaulted in his office by Lieutenant Dean. Cited from Warrior Gap, by Charles King
  • Their hands were knotted, their faces murderously dark. Cited from The Hunted Woman, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Ash soon discovers that the bite has caused his own hand to become murderously possessed, and he is forced to dismember it.
  • Ancestry now told Lad that there is perhaps no more murderously dangerous foe than an angry wildcat. Cited from Further Adventures of Lad, Albert Payson Terhune
  • In all he assumed five different identities to help him navigate through the murderously troubled waters of the Second World War.
  • They murderously and swiftly pressed the attack in the front as well as on the sides; and the cost of victory was seven or eight thousand casualties. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 21, Editor: Charles F. Horne
  • Seizing the huge cudgel which he kept to beat off the wolves, he shook it murderously at his companion. Cited from The Last Galley, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Gunda was bad to begin with, worse in continuation and murderously worst at his finish. Cited from The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals, by Hornaday
  • The Baggara glared round like a lion at bay, his dark eyes flashing murderously from under his red turban. Cited from A Desert Drama, by A. Conan Doyle
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Meaning of murderously

  • adverb As if bent on murder
    the huge dog bore down on them with bared fangs and barking murderously