What is another word for foully?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ʊli] (IPA)

Foully is a term that indicates something that is done in an evil or malicious manner. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of this term, especially when trying to convey different shades of meaning or when avoiding repetition. Some of the common synonyms for foully include wickedly, unfairly, cruelly, ruthlessly, savagely, nastily, maliciously, malevolently, and heinously. Each of these synonyms has its own context and usage, so it is important to choose the right word for the situation. For instance, wickedly might be used to describe something done with evil intent, while savagely might emphasise an act that is brutal or violent.

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What are the hypernyms for Foully?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for foully?

Foully refers to something that is done in an unethical, indecent or despicable manner. Some antonyms for foully include honorably, ethically, nobly, decently and admirably. These words indicate actions that are performed in a way that is fair, honest and morally upright. An act that is foully done can also be described as malicious, vicious, or wicked. Therefore, antonyms for foully would also include words like kindly, graciously, benevolently, generously and compassionately. These antonyms offer a stark contrast to the negative connotations of foully and present a positive and uplifting alternative.

What are the antonyms for Foully?

Usage examples for Foully

No no, I wrong her, I foully wrong her!
"The Prime Minister"
W.H.G. Kingston
Such being the facts, a man by the name of Charles Watts, an American citizen, foully murdered another American citizen near the military post of the United States.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
I entered upon the defence of Mrs. Packard without any expectation of fee or reward, except such as arises from a consciousness of having discharged my duty toward a helpless and penniless woman, who was either indeed insane, or was most foully dealt with by him who had sworn to love, cherish and protect her.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard

Famous quotes with Foully

  • At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers' groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
    Bernard Cornwell

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