deucedly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deuced +‎ -ly

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Adverb[edit]

deucedly (not comparable)

  1. (degree, informal) Quite; extremely
    • 1895, Joseph Conrad, Almayer's Folly[1]:
      "You know, Kaspar," said he, in conclusion, to the excited Almayer, "it is deucedly awkward to have a half-caste girl in the house.
    • 1896, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard[2]:
      Then you load them deucedly badly,' said Lord Wellington.
    • 1904, Edith Ferguson Black, A Beautiful Possibility[3]:
      Now I come to think of it, the case grows deucedly clear.

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