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Adverb
To a great degree; in large amounts
“After initial success, the royalists were heavily defeated by superior forces.”
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To a very large great
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With a great weight
“Colonel Rall had been drinking heavily the night before.”
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To a very large great
“They can be found in grassy and heavily wooded areas.”
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To a very large great
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“The weather forecast predicts heavy rain tomorrow.”
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In a forceful or powerful manner
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(of rain) In a torrential manner
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At a slow speed
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Indulging excessively
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With much loss or suffering; at great cost
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In a harsh or severe manner
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For the most part; essentially
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With great endeavor or resolve
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(of a physical object) Adverb for possessing great weight
“Our suitcase was very heavy once we had finished packing for our trip.”
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(of people or animals) Adverb for overweight or fat
“He was now a heavy man after years of indulging wantonly in food.”
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Adverb for with force
“The exuberant children delivered several heavy blows to the pinata.”
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Adverb for requiring significant physical exertion
“Gardening is heavy, yet satisfying, work.”
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Adverb for mentally oppressive or hard to endure
“The collapse of his business proved to be a heavy burden on his mind and spirit.”
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Adverb for containing perceptible moisture
“I grew up in Florida, where it is miserably hot and heavy, and you get sweaty walking from your house to the car.”
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Adverb for having a muddy or sticky consistency
“A few buckets of well-rotted compost will help to lighten heavy soil.”
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(of the elements) Adverb for violently disturbed or agitated
“The skipper skillfully negotiated the heavy seas until the rough weather had passed.”
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(of an activity) Adverb for excessive in nature
“Always a heavy drinker, she had stopped almost entirely in order to nurse James through his illness.”
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Adverb for feeling sluggish or slow
“He was exhausted and his legs were heavy after running the marathon.”
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Adverb for filled with sadness or melancholy
“It is with a heavy heart that I must now say goodbye to you.”
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(of a literary work) Adverb for overly serious or difficult
“The author's latest works were dull and heavy, failing to arouse interest among readers.”
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(predicative) Adverb for weighed down with something
“The crates were heavy with products due for export.”
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Adverb for indelicate or coarse in appearance or manner
“Never one for preamble, Vaughn's heavy features were hawklike with concentration.”
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