Meaning of basely in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbeɪsli/

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Translate basely into Spanish


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‘Some observers interpret these symbols cynically, as opportunistic, basely commercial, unquestioningly nationalistic expressions of pro-war sentiment.’
  • ‘See how men, who have been well-trained, prefer to receive a blow rather than basely avoid it!’
  • ‘Can she who professed delicacy of sentiment and sincere regard for me, use me so very basely and so very cruelly?’
  • ‘How could a man of such a lofty ethical character stoop so basely?’
  • ‘In such countries, the master acts as basely towards his prince as his slave does towards himself - civil slavery is linked to political slavery.’