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strongly

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strong +‎ -ly

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strongly (comparative stronglier or more strongly, superlative strongliest or most strongly)

  1. In a strong or powerful manner.
    In the third race, Renowned Blaze finished strongly to show, paying six dollars.
  2. Very much.
    His reply was strongly suggestive of a forthcoming challenge to the governor.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity:
      The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; for, even after she had conquered her love for the Celebrity, the mortification of having been jilted by him remained.

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