Antonyms
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1. heavily

adverb. ['ˈhɛvəli'] to a considerable degree.

Antonyms

  • ease

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • heavy (English)
  • hevy (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Heavily

  • mcevilly
  • levalley

Example sentences of the word heavily


1. Adverb
If your pool is heavily used, you will want a shorter time, perhaps eight or nine hours.

Quotes containing the word heavily


1. What we believe is heavily influenced by what we think others believe
- Thomas Gilovich, How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life

2. About this business of being a gentleman: I paid so heavily for the fourteen years of my gentleman’s education that I feel entitled, now and then, to get some sort of return.
- Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That

2. heavily

adverb. ['ˈhɛvəli'] slowly as if burdened by much weight.

Antonyms

  • softness

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • heavy (English)
  • hevy (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. heavily

adverb. ['ˈhɛvəli'] indulging excessively.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • effortless
  • undemanding

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • heavy (English)
  • hevy (Middle English (1100-1500))
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