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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishterriblyter‧ri‧bly /ˈterəbli/ ●●○ adverb  1 [+adj/adverb] especially British EnglishVERY very syn extremely I’m terribly sorry to have kept you waiting. The coach was not terribly worried about his team’s poor performance.2 LOT/VERY MUCHvery badly syn severely The little boy missed his mother terribly.
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terriblyThe team played terribly.It was all so terribly clear.He is not a terribly contented man.Was he somehow playing a terribly cruel trick on her?Artists are terribly difficult people for us ordinary mortals to deal with.It looked terribly good after all they had been through.It is terribly important that this country takes vocational training seriously.I'm terribly sorry if I mispronounced your name.not terriblyIt is not terribly accurate under field conditions but accurate enough.Such talk in the face of disaster is necessary and admirable - but not terribly convincing.This is not terribly cost effective, however.John's not terribly interested in school.Economists say it is not terribly relevant because the financial flows are 20 to 50 times as great.I was sorry for Jennifer but they had only been going out for a month or so, and not terribly seriously.He was predestined for the London office, I later learned, and not terribly worried about his career.He said he is not terribly worried about possible confusion between his name and that of Dan Morales.
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