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"I just wanted to be sure you were all right," said Percival, greatly relieved.

Suddenly, however, something happened that worried him greatly.

I was greatly delighted at this; there must have been a good shower or two here.

He had bought the wonderful beasts, greatly envied by all his neighbors.

As a result the grain in the Egyptian markets had greatly increased in value.

England accomplished her purpose in part, but greatly suffered for her exploit.

She is greatly disturbed at the contents of a letter from Lovelace.

Hester was greatly delighted with his ready compliance with her request.

This grade I had to cross; and I was greatly afraid that I would meet some one.

Hester was greatly struck with the poetic tone of the remark.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from great + -ly (2). Cf. Middle Dutch grotelike, Dutch grootelijks.

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