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Overview of adv severely

The adv severely has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (8) badly, severely, gravely, seriously

(to a severe or serious degree; "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill")

2. (3) sternly, severely

(with sternness; in a severe manner; "`No,' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses")

3. (1) hard, severely

(causing great damage or hardship; "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank's failure")

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