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1. perversely

adverb. ['pɝˈvɝːsli'] in a contrary disobedient manner.

Synonyms

  • contrariwise

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • perverse (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Perversely

  • inversely
  • adversely
  • yearsley
  • worsley
  • tersely
  • pursley
  • persley
  • bursley

Example sentences of the word perversely


1. Adverb
In other words, a story creates a certain set of expectations, but the expectations are not met and the resulting events are perversely appropriate.

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