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adversely

[ ad-vurs-lee ]
/ ædˈvɜrs li /
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adverb

in a negative, contrary, or unfavorable way or direction:The report details eleven risk factors that the authors believe adversely affect children's development and well-being.

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OTHER WORDS FROM adversely

un·ad·verse·ly, adverb
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