hellishly


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hell·ish

 (hĕl′ĭsh)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or worthy of hell; fiendish.
2. Highly unpleasant: hellish weather.

hell′ish·ly adv.
hell′ish·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hellishly - extremely; "infernally clever"; "hellishly dangerous"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
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Translations

hellishly

[ˈhelɪʃlɪ] ADVmuy, terriblemente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hellishly

adv (inf) hot, coldhöllisch (inf), → mörderisch (inf); difficult, complicatedverteufelt (inf); busy, tiredfürchterlich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hellishly

[ˈhɛlɪʃlɪ] adv (fam) → mostruosamente, atrocemente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
The flow of blood might be likened to the outbreaking of a torrent; and as the natives became heated and maddened by the sight, many among them even kneeled to the earth, and drank freely, exultingly, hellishly, of the crimson tide.
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It's a hellishly difficult thing to come into and I've seen how hard she works and how brilliant she is." Bang on, mate.
Okay, the referee undoubtedly had a hellishly bad day at the office and, if John Prescott can publicly apologise for his cock-ups (an unfortunate choice of expression), perhaps a word or two from Mr Freeland wouldn't go amiss.
If you can't score goals you become hellishly difficult to beat and even if they do possess the capability to be able to hit Leicester with a four-goal salvo, lightning doesn't strike twice and Birmingham are a far better unit than the Foxes anyway.
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And how many times have we heard of poor kids being hellishly abused because different services didn't work together?
PUNTERS have been presented with a hellishly difficult puzzle to solve following the announcement yesterday that Dr George Carey is to stand down as Archbishop of Canterbury.
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And while landing on the green isn't easy on a calm day, a 35mph crosswind made it hellishly difficult.
They are a class outfit, improving all the time, and will be hellishly hard to beat.
Even for die-hard fans, boxing is hellishly hard to get a handle on.