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des·per·ate·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. urgently, desperatelyadverb

    with great urgency

    "health care reform is needed urgently"; "the soil desperately needed potash"

    Synonyms:
    urgently

  2. desperatelyadverb

    in intense despair

    "the child clung desperately to her mother"

    Synonyms:
    urgently

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3582absolutely
#9700badly
#15684desperately
#22060urgently
#36601hopelessly
#37675sorely
#38101frantically
#95168disappointingly
#109467frustratingly
#199861distressingly

How to use desperately in a sentence?

  1. Mercy Corps spokesman Delafield:

    Shelter is incredibly hard to come by, we are desperately trying to get tarps in. It is very challenging.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    It's clear there is no quid pro quo that the Democrats were desperately praying for.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    I've read the summary of the call. If this is the' launching point' for Hunter Biden.White House Democrats' impeachment process, they've already overplayed their hand, it's clear there is no quid pro quo that House Democrats ' were desperately praying for.

  4. Tim Woodward:

    These dogs desperately needed to be removed from that unlivable environment and will need ongoing veterinary care, we appreciate the City of Jackson and Jackson Animal Services for immediately requesting our help with this difficult rescue.

  5. Ilona Turner:

    It is both incredible for our client, Shiloh, who will finally get the medical care she desperately needs, and for all transgender people throughout the California prison system.


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