[sawr-lee, sohr-]
in a painful manner.
extremely; very: I was sorely tempted to report him.

before 900; Middle English sarely, soreli, Old English sārlīce; see sore, -ly Unabridged
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sorely (ˈsɔːlɪ)
1.  painfully or grievously: sorely wounded
2.  pressingly or greatly: to be sorely taxed; he will be sorely missed

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Example sentences
And it is a faith sorely tested by advances in science and technology.
Then again, doing it as part of a hobby, and doing it for a job are likely
  sorely different.
He will be sorely missed by all his fans around the world.
But it is not unfair to criticise the monarchy and its advisers for having
  created a system where the king is so sorely needed.
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