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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desperately  \Des"per*ate*ly\,  adv 
  In  a  desperate  manner;  without  regard  to  danger  or  safety; 
  recklessly;  extremely;  as  the  troops  fought  desperately. 
 
  She  fell  desperately  in  love  with  him  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  desperately 
  adv  1:  with  great  urgency;  "health  care  reform  is  needed  urgently"; 
  "the  soil  desperately  needed  potash"  [syn:  {urgently}] 
  2:  in  intense  despair;  "the  child  clung  desperately  to  her 
  mother" 




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