Definition of Direfully. Meaning of Direfully. Synonyms of Direfully

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Definition of Direfully

Direfully
Direful Dire"ful, a. [Dire + -ful.] Dire; dreadful; terrible; calamitous; woeful; as, a direful fiend; a direful day. -- Dire"ful*ly, adv. -- Dire"ful*ness, n.

Meaning of Direfully from wikipedia

- firmly and potently believed. He took pleasure in reading old Mather's direful tales till dusk after school. Moreover, no supernatural story or superstition...
- involving suffering or fire, although it nevertheless describes it as a "direful condition". The souls of the righteous dead are in light and rest, with...
- far did he go in his presumption, that when a soothsayer once reported direful inwards [sic] without a heart, he said: "They will be more favourable when...
- was written about the first match: "The Freshmen’s wrath, to Sophs the direful spring / Of shins unnumbered bruised, great goddess sing!") In 1860, both...
- Norman Hunter Kenneth Williams 23-Oct-80 2611 Count Bakwerdz on the ****: Direful Dragonry Norman Hunter Kenneth Williams 24-Oct-80 2612 The Good Little...
- Thousands of them are really starving in a state of slavery, and are under the direful necessity of stealing whatever they can find, that will satisfy the cravings...
- stormed many towns and were besieging others, when there was everywhere direful devastation, and when the Roman Empire was tottering in evident distress...
- in the United States. In these, he argued there could be a way out of direful wars among the imperialist powers, a solution now named ultra-imperialism...
- [T]he pope's legates, in A.D. 1054, deposited on the altar of St. Sophia a direful anathema... and from this thunderbolt we may date the consummation of the...
- 1688–1744, poet 1715 London, Bernard Lintot Achilles' wrath, to Greece the direful spring Of woes unnumber'd, heavenly goddess, sing! Tickell, Thomas 1685–1740...
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