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tragically

adverb
     
tra‧gic‧ally
in a way that makes you feel sad, especially because someone has died:
She was tragically killed in a car accident.
[sentence adverb]
Tragically her dancing career ended only six months later.
[+ adjective/adverb]
He died when a parachute jump went tragically wrong.

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