- with great strength or force: wind blowing strongly from the west.
- in strong or convincing words: We strongly urged him to go.
- with intensity; to a high degree: It was strongly suspected that he had been fired.
- having a strong effect: to taste strongly of vinegar.
- in a firm, solid, or secure manner: a strongly fortified hill.
Origin of strongly
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Examples from the Web for strongly
But even there I wonder if the Cuban vote in Florida, even the Republican Cuban vote, is going to be strongly against this.Rubio’s Embargo Anger Plays to the Past
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Unsurprisingly, many religious believers most strongly saw these events as happening for reasons according to a plan.Why Are Millennials Unfriending Organized Religion?
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In an interview this week, Egeland strongly defended the propriety of delivering aid to unwholesome parts of northern Syria.Why Humanitarians Talk to ISIS
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Armed with a breakfast burrito and sparkling Mimosa, we strongly disagree.Don’t Diss the Beauty of Brunch: Defending Our Favorite Meal
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I had left a party early, brooding about why I felt so strongly about something that, ostensibly, had “nothing to do with me.”Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me
August 12, 2014
The first aspect of Rotterdam is strongly in favour of the people.
He was strongly opposed by the Conservative Marquis of Chandos.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
He had been strongly tempted all that day to a very different behaviour.Weighed and Wanting
The next sonnet puts the poet's feeling as strongly as possible.The Man Shakespeare
His faith in himself was coming back—not strongly, with a rush, but with all humility.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart