painfully


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unpleasantly

in or as if in pain

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I thought of the Time Traveller limping painfully upstairs.
That part of the expedition was easy enough, though the horses were painfully glistening with icicles, and the aspect of the tram- conductors' faces presented a repulsive blending of crimson and purple.
And he painfully subsided into the little boat, which started, favored by wind and tide, for the coast of France.
He was evidently distressed, and breathed painfully, but could not restrain the wild laughter that convulsed his usually impassive features.
Therefore, after an hour's hard running, the Griffin's breath began to fail, and it panted and gasped painfully, and moved more slowly than before.
The hot flames were almost upon him as he raised himself painfully upon his hands and knees and crawled slowly toward the doorway.
Gilbert's mother, who was a gay, frank, light-hearted lady, but not overburdened with tact, had a very embarrassing habit of asking Anne, always in a painfully distinct voice and always in the presence of a crowd, if she had heard from Gilbert lately.
His body, especially between his legs where it touched the pad of the harness and was not covered by his overcoats, was getting painfully cold, especially when the horse walked slowly.
His head and body were shaken, his teeth clattered painfully, and with the roughest of roughness he was flung part way down the slippery slope of deck.
My man became painfully acquainted with the toe of a boot.
However painfully I may feel the separation myself, I shall put a cheerful face on it; and I shall urge George to accept the invitation.
Jimmie arose painfully from the ground and confronting his father, began to curse him.
Painfully sensitive, poor thing, to any change in my experience of the little world around me which it is possible to connect with the event of my marriage, Mercy questioned the landlady, in my absence, about the diminished number of my visitors and my correspondents.
But I confess I do feel jealous at times, most painfully, bitterly so; when she sings and plays to him, and he hangs over the instrument, and dwells upon her voice with no affected interest; for then I know he is really delighted, and I have no power to awaken similar fervour.
Could racks or wheels kill me so painfully as Sophia's--I cannot bear the dreadful sound.