from The Century Dictionary.
- Woundy; excessively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb obsolete In a woundy manner; excessively; woundy.
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- adverb obsolete
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A person who is used to making sacrifices — Laura, for instance, who had got such a habit of giving up her own pleasure for others — can do the business quite easily; but Pen, unaccustomed as he was to any sort of self-denial, suffered woundily when called on to pay his share, and savagely grumbled at being obliged to forgo anything he liked.
So shall only taste of your ale; for the beef was woundily corned.
Taking up the tongs, as if to arrange the wood, but rather perhaps to conceal his own confusion, the butler observed, “it was burning clear now, but had smoked woundily in the morning.”
Well, I did not like such usage at all, and was woundily frightened, and tried to keep as much out of his way as possible, going anywhere but where I thought I was likely to meet him; and sure enough for several months I contrived to keep out of his way.
But the waves continued their old impetuous swooping at the dingey, and the little craft, no longer under way, struggled woundily over them.
He took up the tongs to hide his confusion, muttering, "It is burning clear now, but it smoked woundily in the morning!"
They could see sparks mingling with the thunderclouds of sepia, and the _Veiled Ladye_ hobbled woundily to meet her.
They were a present from my mother's sister, resident in Paisley, and I misdoubt there will have been something amiss in her instructions to the tailor, for they gall me woundily -- though in justice to her and the honest tradesman I should add that my legs, maybe, are out of practice since leaving Glasgow.
Mead is a good drink, but woundily strong, especially to those who be not used to it, as
Once we frapped a ship, and she labored woundily.