Definition of Fearsomely

1. Adverb. In a fearsome manner. "A sabre slammed fearsomely through the thicket in all directions"

Partainyms: Fearsome



Definition of Fearsomely

1. Adverb. In a fearsome manner, or to a fearsome extent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fearsomely

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fearsomely

fearing
fearless
fearlessly
fearlessness
fearlessnesses
fearlike
fearmonger
fearmongered
fearmongering
fearmongers
fearnaught
fearnaughts
fearnought
fears
fearsome
fearsomely (current term)
fearsomeness
fearsomenesses
feasance
feasances
fease
feased
feases
feasibilities
feasibility
feasibility studies
feasible
feasibleness
feasibly
feasing

Literary usage of Fearsomely

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book Buyer by Charles Scribner's Sons (1898)
"Men shy at it, and the eternal feminine, who usually rushes in where other angels fear to tread, scurries hy it fearsomely or (chapeau bas madame) nibbles ..."

2. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1921)
"The astonished child waited no longer, but withdrew fearsomely, and I was compelled to let her go. People throng round me, laugh aloud; a policeman thrusts ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
""by *Ц8- " It is fearsomely clear that the Wolf Fenris, Is ' waked by the moon and wants something to eat ! ' ' True the Law, in blue, is about on his beat, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1834)
"... and lang lances shootin' far oot fearsomely afore them, intil the press o' battle, while their chargers, red-wat-shod, gaed gallopin' wi' ..."

5. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"... Where sailormen reside, And there were men of all the ports From Mississip to Clyde, And regally they spat and smoked, And fearsomely they lied. ..."

6. The French Revolution: A Political History, 1789-1804 by François-Alphonse Aulard (1910)
"So the missionary representatives did not figure in the people's eyes so fearsomely as has been said. We must also avoid regarding them as the trembling ..."

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