AskDefine | Define heavily

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heavily adv
1 to a considerable degree; "he relied heavily on others' data" [syn: to a great extent]
2 in a heavy-footed manner; "he walked heavily up the three flights to his room"
3 with great force; "she hit her arm heavily against the wall"
4 in a manner designed for heavy duty; "a heavily constructed car"; "heavily armed"
5 slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on their hands" [syn: heavy]
6 indulging excessively; "he drank heavily" [syn: intemperately, hard] [ant: lightly]

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  1. in a heavy manner

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