Heavily

Heav"i*ly

(?), adv. [From 2d Heavy.] 1. In a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded.
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Heavily interested in those schemes of emigration.
The Century.
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2. As if burdened with a great weight; slowly and laboriously; with difficulty; hence, in a slow, difficult, or suffering manner; sorrowfully.
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And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily.
Ex. xiv. 25.
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Why looks your grace so heavily to-day?
Shak.
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3. Greatly; intensely; as, heavily involved in a plot; heavily invested in real estate.
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4. In large quantity; as, it rained heavily.
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