- in or to a great degree; much: greatly improved in health.
- in a great manner.
Origin of greatly
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Examples from the Web for greatly
Reports of the “end of men,”turns out, have been greatly exaggerated.Men Will Someday Have Kids Without Women
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This deal will greatly ease a travel ban and the trade embargo, and make it easier for Americans to do business in Cuba.Up To Speed: The Cuba Embargo
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More than the books, and they are greatly so, this is an action franchise.Team Peeta or Team Gale: Why the ‘Hunger Games’ Love Triangle Ruins ‘Mockingjay – Part 1’
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Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.The Birth of the Novel
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He could have gotten away with a greatly reduced fine and no time behind bears if he had simply entered a guilty plea.He Faces Jail for Rescuing Baby Eagles
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"I just wanted to be sure you were all right," said Percival, greatly relieved.The Spenders
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Suddenly, however, something happened that worried him greatly.
I was greatly delighted at this; there must have been a good shower or two here.Explorations in Australia
He had bought the wonderful beasts, greatly envied by all his neighbors.
As a result the grain in the Egyptian markets had greatly increased in value.
Word Origin and History for greatly
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