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deuced

[doo-sid, dyoo-; doost, dyoost] /ˈdu sɪd, ˈdyu-; dust, dyust/ Chiefly British
adjective
1.
devilish; confounded; damned.
adverb
2.
Origin of deuced
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-1785; deuce2 + -ed3
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deuced

/ˈdjuːsɪd; djuːst/
adjective
1.
(intensifier, usually qualifying something undesirable) damned; confounded: he's a deuced idiot
adverb
2.
(intensifier): deuced good luck
Derived Forms
deucedly, adverb
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