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poorly

  

      adv  
1    in a poor way or manner; badly  
      adj  
2    usually postpositive  
Informal   in poor health; rather ill  
she's poorly today     
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poorly

  
1   
      adv   badly, crudely, inadequately, incompetently, inexpertly, inferiorly, insufficiently, meanly, shabbily, unsatisfactorily, unsuccessfully  
2   
      adj     (informal)   ailing, below par, ill, indisposed, off colour, out of sorts, rotten     (informal)   seedy     (informal)   sick, under the weather     (informal)   unwell  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    acceptably, adequately, competently, expertly, satisfactorily, sufficiently, well  
2    fit, hale and hearty, healthy, in good health, in the pink, well  

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poor, pool, poly, portly

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