[ strawng-lee, strong‐ ]
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  1. with great strength or force: wind blowing strongly from the west.

  2. in strong or convincing words: We strongly urged him to go.

  1. with intensity; to a high degree: It was strongly suspected that he had been fired.

  2. having a strong effect: to taste strongly of vinegar.

  3. in a firm, solid, or secure manner: a strongly fortified hill.

Origin of strongly

First recorded before 1000; strong + -ly

Words Nearby strongly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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