vilely, vildly (adv.) Old form(s): Vildely
shamefully, wretchedly, meanly
2H4 II.ii.6[Prince Henry to Poins] Doth it not show vilely in me to desire small beer?
JC IV.iii.131[Cassius to all, of the Poet] How vilely doth this cynic rhyme!
MV I.ii.81[Portia to Nerissa, of liking the young German] Very vilely in the morning ... and most vilely in the afternoon
WT IV.iv.22[Perdita to Florizel, of Polixenes] How would he look to see his work, so noble, / Vilely bound up?
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