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How to use the word painfully in a Sentence?

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The investigation into what occurred has not yet concluded. We know that those images painfully conjured up the worst elements of our nation's ongoing battle against systemic racism.

Raul Ortiz

Found on FOX News
3 days ago

Latest Headlines

They've gone from interesting new startup product to part of the global infrastructure in days. And I think the many gaps in maturity are becoming painfully clear, some of them range from just stupid stuff that maybe doesn't create risk to most users, to other things that are going to create legal liability for them.

Jules Polonetsky

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Technology

Here's the thing about that, it is not only in the Panhandle where you can get away with that statement, you can now get away with this all over the country and, as he just made painfully clear, in any room the actual president is in, which is absolutely appalling. And that is something we can not afford to get numb to. Because if that ever even a moment feels like it's become normal, we are completely f *** ed.

John Oliver

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Entertainment

Gasoline consumption is painfully weak given U.S. consumers are in peak driving season.

Stephen Innes

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Business

This episode continues to make painfully clear that the Trump administration lacks a coherent, coordinated strategy for denuclearizing North Korea, addressing its other, troubling behaviors, and creating the lasting peace we all seek.

Edward Markey

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Latest Headlines

There are people experiencing hardship, we're aware, painfully aware, that there are hardships inflicted on the individual workers.

Wilbur Ross

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Politics

We're aware, painfully aware, that there are hardships inflicted on the individual workers.

Wilbur Ross

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Politics

We believe Beijing is painfully aware of these risks, which is why we do not expect runaway stimulus this time around.

Darren Tay

Found on CNN
2 years ago

World

This isn't a case with surprises in it. It's not even a surprise who your central cooperator is. [ It ] will be painfully boring to watch, gates is gravy at this point.

James McGovern

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Politics

[ It's ] is another important piece of evidence for the negative impact invasive Burmese pythons are having on native wildlife across the Greater Everglades Ecosystem imagine the potential consequences to the state and federally protected Southwest Florida panther if Burmese pythons adversely affect the number of white-tailed deer. Officials safely captured and relocated the snake, which painfully regurgitated the dead fawn in the grass. Shortly after, the python was humanely euthanized. Wildlife biologists then performed an autopsy on the snake and collected genetic samples. Biologists are accumulating valuable life history information on the behavior of Burmese pythons in Southwest Florida, the conservancy wrote. This information is leading to the development of an effective python removal technique that combines both hunting and radio-telemetry tracking efforts to target and remove breeding female pythons and disrupt the egg-laying cycle. A 2015 photo, which was just released this week, shows a Burmese python regurgitating a 35-pound white-tailed deer. ( Conservancy of Southwest Florida) The Florida Wildlife Commission has been asking for the public's help to remove the snakes, encouraging them toremove and kill pythons from private lands whenever possible. The South Florida Water Management District even created a python elimination program in 2017 to protect the Everglades and eliminate the snakes from public lands. Approximately158 pythons were eliminated during the program in roughly two months. Wildlife officials would like to find a more effective way to eliminate the creatures, and they believe research is key. Southwest Florida wildlife officials share a 2015 photo of an 11-foot Burmese python and the body of a white-tailed deer, the snake's prey. ( Conservancy of Southwest Florida).

Ian Bartoszek

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Latest Headlines

Beauty is more than skin deep. Beauty radiates from deep within. The innocence of a child. The love in someone’s heart. A willingness to help others. The desire to make the world a better place. Someone painfully knocked down in life, who gets up, smiles, and continues to blossom.

H.W. Mann

added by howardmann
4 years ago

And this had to be painfully learned in Switzerland after a referendum (on limiting free movement of people) ... That's how it is.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Industrials

If you kill the technology that can make these ships when they are ordered en masse starting 2018, it's painfully obvious the technology will go to China or Japan.

Cho Hyun-woo

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Industrials

We have to be loyal to the commitments we have adopted, especially the ones that are part of our foreign policy, such as the European Union, without rigor and financial transparency the risk of returning to crises is painfully larger.

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

World

Though I will remain a friend and Johnny Manziel supporter, and Johnny Manziel knows that I have worked tirelessly to arrange a number of professional options for Johnny Manziel to continue to pursue, it has become painfully obvious that Johnny Manziel future rests solely in Johnny Manziel own hands.

Manziel Erik Burkhardt

Found on CNN
5 years ago

U.S.

We've learned way too painfully from the past that you don't want to wait until after a genocide has started to be doing things to prevent it from happening.

Thomas Perriello

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Top News

A "morning after" confrontation with the harsh daily reality can painfully destroy an erroneous understanding of an experience. Today may be beautiful, but tomorrow is another day and may have a different tint. ( "Morning after" )

Erik Pevernagie

added by anonymous
5 years ago

They will advise us on identifying, promoting and developing a means of growth beyond energy, because the consequences of relying too much on just oil have become painfully clear.

Premier Rachel Notley

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

Company News

The painfully and needlessly long, expensive and hurtful Milwaukee Catholic archdiocesan bankruptcy scandal has apparently been resolved by church officials basically cramming a self-serving plan down the throats of struggling abuse victims.

David Clohessy

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

U.S.

I deeply regret using those words and giving that impression, my view, which I was clumsily trying to express, was that it is painfully regrettable that someone was not able to intervene in this demented killer's life to stop him right up to the moment he squeezed the trigger.

Bill Chumley

Found on CNN
6 years ago

U.S.

I am very much aware, almost painfully aware, about what you call my credibility, that my varnish is scratched. And no one is more sorry about it than myself.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

World

Excessive force was used and he was assaulted while he was on the ground, police kicked and punched him and effectively sexually assaulted him -- his private parts were grabbed repeatedly and painfully. We're considering our next steps and will decide over the next few days how to proceed.

Michael Vidler

Found on CNN
6 years ago

World

No one has ever said it, but how painfully true it is that the poor have us always with them.

Saki

added by anonymous
7 years ago

Just because I'm painfully honest does not mean I'm right.

Helen Kathleen Tierney

added by anonymous
10 years ago

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