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Vilely (O. Edd. vildly or vildely; vilely only in H4A III, 3, 1. 122) 1) meanly, basely, shamefully: “he speaks most v. of you,” H4A III, 3, 122. H4B II, 4, 327. “doth it not show v. in me to desire small beer?” II, 2, 7. “they had so v. yielded the town,” Cor. III, 1, 10. “operate most v.” Cymb. V, 5, 198. “the very doors and windows savour v.” Per. IV, 6, 117.
2) in a worthless manner, badly, ill, sorrily: “let me be v. painted,” Ado I, 1, 267. “an agate very v. cut,” III, 1, 65. “I tell this tale v.” III, 3, 157. “v. compiled,” LLL V, 2, 52. “prologue v. penned,” LLL V, 2, 52 very v. in the morning, Merch. 1, 2, 1, 2 “his work so noble v. bound up,” Wint. IV, 4, 22. “am I not fallen away v.” H4A III, 3, 1. “how v. doth this cynic rhyme,” Caes. IV, 3, 133.
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