adverb see jagged

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  • jaggedly — jagged ► ADJECTIVE ▪ with rough, sharp points protruding. DERIVATIVES jaggedly adverb jaggedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Jaggedly — jagged jag ged (j[a^]g g[e^]d), a. Having jags; having rough, sharp notches, protuberances, or teeth; cleft; laciniate; divided; as, jagged rocks. Jagged vine leaves shade. Trench. {Jag ged*ly}, adv. {Jag ged*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jaggedly — See jagged. * * * …   Universalium

  • jaggedly — adverb in a jagged manner …   Wiktionary

  • jaggedly — adv. in a serrated manner, in a toothed manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jaggedly — jag·ged·ly …   English syllables

  • jaggedly — adverb with a ragged and uneven appearance a long beard, raggedly cut • Syn: ↑raggedly • Derived from adjective: ↑jagged, ↑ragged (for: ↑raggedly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • jagged — jaggedly, adv. jaggedness, n. /jag id/, adj. 1. having ragged notches, points, or teeth; zigzag: the jagged edge of a saw; a jagged wound. 2. having a harsh, rough, or uneven quality. [1400 50; late ME. See JAG1, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • lacerate — I. transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin laceratus, past participle of lacerare to tear; akin to Greek lakis tear Date: 15th century 1. to tear or rend roughly ; wound jaggedly 2. to cause sharp mental or emotional… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • raggedly — adverb 1. in a ragged uneven manner I took the cigarette he offered, drawing at it raggedly • Syn: ↑unevenly 2. in a ragged irregular manner a stone wall trails raggedly through the woods • Syn: ↑stragglingly 3. with a ragged and uneven app …   Useful english dictionary

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