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  • adv.immovably
  • adv.with determination

synonyms for firmly

  • rigidly
  • securely
  • solidly
  • soundly
  • strongly
  • thoroughly
  • tightly
  • hard
  • durably
  • enduringly
  • fast
  • fixedly
  • inflexibly
  • like a rock
  • motionlessly
  • solid
  • stably
  • steadily
  • stiffly
  • substantially
  • tight
  • unflinchingly
  • unshakeably
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antonyms for firmly

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  • indefinitely
  • weakly
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WORDS RELATED TO FIRMLY

  • by the skin of one's teeth
  • exactly
  • firmly
  • hard
  • heedfully
  • in conjunction with
  • intently
  • intimately
  • jointly
  • meticulously
  • mindfully
  • minutely
  • nearly
  • punctiliously
  • scrupulously
  • searchingly
  • sharply
  • similarly
  • strictly
  • thoughtfully
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