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  • Foully — Foul ly, v. In a foul manner; filthily; nastily; shamefully; unfairly; dishonorably. [1913 Webster] I foully wronged him; do forgive me, do. Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foully — O.E. fullice; see FOUL (Cf. foul) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • foully — foul, foully The normal adverb from foul is foully (pronounced with both ls): • Jerome had done foully, but not so foully as he himself and all here believed Ellis Peters, 1993. The older form foul survives in the quasi adverbial expressions foul …   Modern English usage

  • foully — adverb 1. in an unfair and insulting manner this internationally known writer was foully condemned by the Muslim fundamentalists • Syn: ↑insultingly • Derived from adjective: ↑foul 2. in a wicked and shameful manner two policemen were foully… …   Useful english dictionary

  • foully — foul ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an offensive smell or taste; causing disgust. 2) very disagreeable or unpleasant. 3) morally offensive; wicked or obscene. 4) done contrary to the rules of a sport. 5) polluted or contaminated. 6) (foul with) clogged or …   English terms dictionary

  • foully — adverb see foul I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foully — See foul. * * * …   Universalium

  • foully — adverb In a foul manner …   Wiktionary

  • foully — adv. in a repulsive manner, disgustingly, filthily; cruelly, wickedly; rudely, insultingly; obscenely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foully — See: foul …   English dictionary

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