adverb see plaguey

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Plaguily — Pla gui*ly, adv. In a plaguing manner; vexatiously; extremely. [Colloq.] Ronsard is so plaguily stiff and stately. Landor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plaguily — See plaguy. * * * …   Universalium

  • plaguily — adverb In a plaguy way …   Wiktionary

  • plaguily — ad. (Colloq.) Vexatiously, greatly, extremely …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • plaguily — pla·gui·ly …   English syllables

  • plaguily — adverb in a disagreeable manner it s so plaguey cold! • Syn: ↑plaguey, ↑plaguy • Derived from adjective: ↑plaguy …   Useful english dictionary

  • plaguey — I adjective 1. likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease a pestilential malignancy in the air Jonathan Swift plaguey fevers • Syn: ↑pestilent, ↑pestilential, ↑pestiferous • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plaguy — I adjective causing irritation or annoyance tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport found it galling to have to ask permission an irritating delay nettlesome paperwork a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plaguey — also plaguy adjective Date: 1615 causing irritation or annoyance ; troublesome • plaguey adverb • plaguily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plaguy — /ˈpleɪgi/ (say playgee) Obsolete –adjective 1. such as to plague, torment, or annoy; vexatious. –adverb 2. vexatiously or excessively. –plaguily, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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