Grimly Grim"ly, a. Grim; hideous; stern. [R.] [1913 Webster]

In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. --D. Mallet. [1913 Webster]

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  • Grimly — Grim ly, adv. In a grim manner; fiercely. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grimly — O.E. grimlic (adj.) fierce, bloodthirsty, cruel, grimlice (adv.); see GRIM (Cf. grim) + LY (Cf. ly). Cf. M.Du. grimmelijc, O.N. grimmligr …   Etymology dictionary

  • grimly — adv. Grimly is used with these adjectives: ↑determined, ↑realistic Grimly is used with these verbs: ↑laugh, ↑mutter, ↑nod, ↑reply, ↑say, ↑smile, ↑think …   Collocations dictionary

  • grimly — 1. adjective /ˈɡrɪmli/ Grim looking, grim natured. In reality it was the most terrifying sight I had seen to date: two fried eggs decorated with ketchup, Tabasco and chopped chillis in the semblance of a pair of bloodshot eyes – I would as soon… …   Wiktionary

  • grimly — grim ► ADJECTIVE (grimmer, grimmest) 1) very serious or gloomy; forbidding. 2) horrifying, depressing, or unappealing. ● like (or for) grim death Cf. ↑like grim death DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • grimly — adverb in a grim implacable manner (Freq. 5) he was grimly satisfied • Derived from adjective: ↑grim …   Useful english dictionary

  • grimly — adverb see grim …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grimly — See grim. * * * …   Universalium

  • grimly — Synonyms and related words: adamantly, appallingly, austerely, banefully, bleakly, decorously, demurely, direly, dismally, dourly, dreadfully, drearily, earnestly, firmly, formally, frowningly, funereally, gloomily, gloweringly, glumly, gravely,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grimly — adv. RG. 347 …   Oldest English Words

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