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    heavily

    heavily - Dictionary definition and meaning for word heavily

    Definition
    (adv) to a considerable degree
    Synonyms : to a great extent
    Example Sentence
    • he relied heavily on others' data
    Definition
    (adv) in a heavy-footed manner
    Example Sentence
    • he walked heavily up the three flights to his room
    Definition
    (adv) with great force
    Example Sentence
    • she hit her arm heavily against the wall
    Definition
    (adv) in a manner designed for heavy duty
    Example Sentence
    • a heavily constructed car
    • heavily armed
    Definition
    (adv) slowly as if burdened by much weight
    Synonyms : heavy
    Example Sentence
    • time hung heavy on their hands
    Definition
    (adv) in a labored manner
    Example Sentence
    • he breathed heavily
    Definition
    (adv) indulging excessively
    Synonyms : hard , intemperately
    Example Sentence
    • he drank heavily
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