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 for loathly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loathly \Loath"ly\ (l[=o][th]"l[y^]), a. [AS. l[=a][eth]lic.]
     Loathsome. [Obs.] " Loathly mouth." --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loathly \Loath"ly\ (l[=o]th"l[y^]), adv.
     1. Unwillingly; reluctantly.
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              This shows that you from nature loathly stray.
                                                    --Donne.
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     2. (l[=o][th]"l[y^]) So as to cause loathing. [Obs.]
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              With dust and blood his locks were loathly dight.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  loathly
      adj 1: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a
             disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome
             disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me";
             "revolting food"; "a wicked stench" [syn: disgusting,
             disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly,
             loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling,
             revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky]

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