heavily

[ hev-uh-lee ]
/ ˈhɛv ə li /

adverb

Origin of heavily

before 900; Middle English hevyly, Old English hefiglīce. See heavy, -ly
Related formso·ver·heav·i·ly, adverbun·heav·i·ly, adverb
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heavily


adv.

Old English hefiglice "violently, intensely; sorrowfully; sluggishly," from hefig (see heavy) + -ly (2).

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