wælhreówlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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wælhreówlíce
adv. I. cruelly Se wælhreówlíce (crudeli caede ) wæs ofslægen, Bd. 3, 14; S. 539, 14. Æt ðæm cirre wurdon Ahténiense swá wælhreówlíce forslagen quam pugnam atrociorem fuisse ipse rerum exitus docuit, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 118, 22. Hí woldon habban ðone hálgan Eásterdæg geblódegodne wælhreówlíce (wel-, v.l. ) mid ðæs Hǽlendes blóde. Homl. Ass. 68, 62. Swá ðæt hé wælhreáwlíce wurde áhangen, Homl. Th. ii. 252, 22. Hé ðxt suiðe wælhreówlíce (crudeliter ) gecýðde on Urias slæge. Past. 3; Swt. 35, 23. Ðæt hé ne weorðe wælhreó[w]líce (-reówlíce, Cott. MSS.) (crudeliter ) gefangen mid ðǽm grinum uncysta, 43; Swt. 313, 12. Wælhreówlíce swingan, Homl. Th. i. 424, 12. Hí áxodon, hwí hí swá wælbreówlíce dydon, ðæt hí freónda ne róhton, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 44. II. horribly, atrociously Ðæt cild wolde wyrian wælhreáwlíce Drihten, Homl. Th. ii. 326, 10.
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