fearfully


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Synonyms for fearfully

nervously

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in fear, "she hurried down the stairs fearfully"

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I was fearfully afraid of being seen, of being met, of being recognised.
He listened fearfully, but the cry was not repeated, and at last spurred to desperate means, he gathered himself for the leap across the chasm.
The ape-man jabbed him with the spear and Schneider slid fearfully over the top and began the perilous descent.
As the man entered they looked furtively at the bull whip which trailed from his right hand, and then glanced fearfully at one another as though questioning which was the malefactor on this occasion.
One arm was at least twelve inches longer than its mate, which was itself long in proportion to the torso, while the legs, similarly mismated and terminating in huge, flat feet that protruded laterally, caused the thing to lurch fearfully from side to side as it lumbered toward the girl.
A black patch over one eye gave him a fearfully rakish look.
The Wolf, being thus fearfully mauled, said, "I am rightly served, for why did I attempt the art of healing, when my father only taught me the trade of a butcher?
Jo was indeed fearfully and wonderfully besmirched, as by the hand of an artist.
But Athena sprang quickly from the immortal head and stood before Zeus who holds the aegis, shaking a sharp spear: great Olympus began to reel horribly at the might of the bright-eyed goddess, and earth round about cried fearfully, and the sea was moved and tossed with dark waves, while foam burst forth suddenly: the bright Son of Hyperion stopped his swift-footed horses a long while, until the maiden Pallas Athene had stripped the heavenly armour from her immortal shoulders.
Marilla, listening fearfully outside the door, heard a pitiful, heartbroken moan, and fled to the kitchen where Susan was weeping.
The frightened child rolled his eyes fearfully toward his captor, until the whites showed gleaming all about the irises.
A little fearfully now, Pollyanna felt her way to these bags, selected a nice fat soft one (it contained Miss Polly's sealskin coat) for a bed; and a thinner one to be doubled up for a pillow, and still another (which was so thin it seemed almost empty) for a covering.
Fearfully rich, handsome, great connections, an aide-de-camp, and with all that a very nice, good-natured fellow.
He, too, moved his hand, to accommodate the shift of hers, and she waited fearfully.
He bowed as I drew aside to let him pass--his face was fearfully pale--and he held fast by the banisters as he descended the stairs.