scarily
adverb see scary

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scarily — (adv.) 1845, timidly; 1967, unnervingly; see SCARY (Cf. scary) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • scarily — scary ► ADJECTIVE (scarier, scariest) informal ▪ frightening; causing fear. DERIVATIVES scarily adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • scarily — See scary. * * * …   Universalium

  • scarily — adverb In a scary manner …   Wiktionary

  • scarily — scar·i·ly …   English syllables

  • scarily — See: scary …   English dictionary

  • scarily — adverb in an alarming manner the disturbing thing about the Minister s behavior is that far from being artificial, it too often rings frighteningly true • Syn: ↑frighteningly • Derived from adjective: ↑scary, ↑frightening (for: ↑frighteningly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • scary — [[t]ske͟əri[/t]] scarier, scariest ADJ GRADED Something that is scary is rather frightening. [INFORMAL] I think prison is going to be a scary thing for Harry... There s something very scary about him... We watched scary movies. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • frighteningly — adverb in an alarming manner the disturbing thing about the Minister s behavior is that far from being artificial, it too often rings frighteningly true • Syn: ↑scarily • Derived from adjective: ↑scary (for: ↑scarily), ↑frightening …   Useful english dictionary

  • scary — adjective (scarier; est) Date: 1582 1. causing fright ; alarming < a scary story > 2. easily scared ; timid 3. feeling alarm or fright ; frightened • scarily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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