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to a severe or serious degree

('ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner

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in a disobedient or naughty way

with great intensity ('bad' is a nonstandard variant for 'badly')

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very much

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without skill or in a displeasing manner

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in a disadvantageous way

unfavorably or with disapproval

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with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display

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She is thought to have been unloading a skip from a lorry at Colne Valley Skip Hire when she became badly trapped between the skip and one of the lorry's wheels at 3.
Later the personnel of secretariat police station arrested the director, took his badly destroyed vehicle into custody and started further investigations.
Oil service companies have borne the brunt of a sharp downturn in exploration activity and field development work, with 80pc of firms that provide sub-sea services and 75pc of drilling contractors saying they have been badly or severely affected.
The third heaviest spell of the torrential rains in various parts of AJK since late Friday night played havoc badly disrupting the daily life in various rains-hit areas, official sources confirmed Saturday.
I think stations like this are badly needed to balance out the bias from broadcasters like the BBC, with a left wing stance.
On the other hand, the king's men who governed badly did so in relation to the "lower and particular purpose"--the indiosthemselves.
Upper receiver: Cracked or badly dented; locking lugs chipped
A source said: "The body was badly decomposed so it's not possible to say what age this man was or how he died but detectives are examining all avenues.
Some 68% of those polled in the North thought David Cameron was doing badly as Prime Minister, while 59% thought Ed Miliband was doing badly as leader of the Labour party.
The closure of the unit is part of a change in the way badly behaved children are taught in the county.
When people were asked about their impressions of how the war was going, 68 percent thought the fighting was going "somewhat badly" or "very badly," compared with 42 percent who had those impressions in November.
The men and their woman driver escaped injury but were badly shaken.
Gibson has a badly bruised ankle as a result of the red-card tackle he endured from Port Talbot's Chris Hartland in Sunday's 0-0 draw at the GenQuip Stadium.
It's sensible to say that you do have a choice here, this repression, if you opt for that, that will end badly for Egypt, badly for the world.
He was badly outpaced at Southwell last time over five furlongs and I don't think he enjoyed the surface.