DREADFULLY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of dreadfully
Definition:
ad. terribly; with alarm; fearfully
Example:
"If it had grown up," she said to herself, "it would have made a dreadfully ugly child: but it makes rather a handsome pig, I think."
Sentence in Classic:
I may tell you that there is something that is called, in business, quarterly interest, and another thing called payment in installments, and it is always so dreadfully difficult to manage them.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
The rector would side with the prefect of studies and think it was a schoolboy trick and then the prefect of studies would come in every day the same, only it would be worse because he would be dreadfully waxy at any fellow going up to the rector about him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
She danced round the church corner, she could not leave off; the coachman was obliged to run after and catch hold of her, and he lifted her in the carriage, but her feet continued to dance so that she trod on the old lady dreadfully.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
He stayed with them one hour, two, three, talking of all sorts of subjects but the one thing that filled his heart, and did not observe that he was boring them dreadfully, and that it was long past their bedtime.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There was another boy, one Tommy Traddles, who I dreaded would make game of it, and pretend to be dreadfully frightened of me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She was even more dreadfully fond of Estella than she had been when I last saw them together; I repeat the word advisedly, for there was something positively dreadful in the energy of her looks and embraces.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
On being shown her chamber, she was so dreadfully sensible of its comforts as to suggest the inference that she would have preferred to pass the night on the mangle in the laundry.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
I hear she is interesting herself now in that silly Silverton boy, who has had his head turned by Carry Fisher, and has been gambling so dreadfully.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The winter has been dreadfully severe, but the spring promises well, and it is considered as a remarkably early season, so that perhaps I may sail sooner than I expected.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Moreover, now that she was away from Tara, she missed it dreadfully, missed the red fields and the springing green cotton and the sweet twilight silences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
At this sight the fisherman was dreadfully frightened, and he trembled so that his knees knocked together: but still he went down near to the shore, and said:.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context