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Meaning of HARSHLY

Pronunciation:  hârshlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  in a harsh and grating manner; "her voice fell gratingly on our ears"
  2. [adv]  in a harsh or unkind manner; "`That's enough!,' he cut in harshly"

HARSHLY is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: gratingly, raspingly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Harsh"ly\, adv.
In a harsh manner; gratingly; roughly; rudely.

      'T will sound harshly in her ears.       --Shak.

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