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awful - correct spelling

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adjective and adverb

Note: Some people object to the use of awful or awfully as adverbial intensifiers, but these forms appeared in the early 19th century.

Example: We had an awful day at the office. adjective

Example: It’s awful (or awfully) hot in here. adverb

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