Adverb blessed

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rightnow

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Spanish
"Microsoft® Encarta® 2009" reads
Blessed (adjective, adverb) used informally to add emphasis in an expression of annoyance: She wouldn't say a blessed thing about it.

Can somebody add an example of its adverbial use?
 
  • velisarius

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    British English (Sussex)
    Whereas "damned" may be used as an adverb -That's a damned good burger! - "blessed" isn't used in a similar way, even though "blessed" is sometimes used as a euphemism for "damned" (adjective): Get that blessed cat out of here; I'm allergic to them.
     
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