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amply

[am-plee]
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  1. in an ample manner; sufficiently or abundantly: He apologized amply for his error. They were amply supplied with food.
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Origin of amply

First recorded in 1550–60; amp(le) + -ly
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Related Words for amply

generously, lavishly, abundantly, extensively, richly, properly, adequately, liberally, appropriately, completely, enough, greatly, profusely, rightly, satisfactorily, substantially, suitably, thoroughly, well, acceptably

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amply

adverb
  1. more than sufficiently; fully; generouslyhe was amply rewarded
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Word Origin and History for amply

adv.

1550s, from ample + -ly (2).

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