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adverb as in abundantly

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Large supermarket chains have profited handsomely during the pandemic.

From Eater

In exchange, their work to end Covid-19 has rewarded pharmaceutical companies rather handsomely.

From Quartz

Apple improved dramatically on each concept and profited handsomely.

From Fortune

So do other developers, who can pay themselves handsomely while they pursue ideas that may never make it.

In the decade since Leonard Green & Partners, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles, bought control of a hospital company named Prospect Medical Holdings for $205 million, the owners have done handsomely.

He spent most of his vacation as the guest of our printers in Philadelphia, and they entertained him handsomely.

Given how infrequently new copies of the map appeared on the market, collectors would bid handsomely for the artifact.

As a boy, he once said, he acquired the throwing skill that served him handsomely later by killing quail with rocks.

At its current trading value, it could be a gamble that pays off handsomely.

Jeremy Piven was the holdout, but he has been convinced (and will be paid handsomely for it).

The dinner was handsomely attended, and the ball more handsomely still.

The boy took off his hat, and very handsomely addressed the cow, with "Your servant, madam."

“There she goes, handsomely,” cried the men, as the engine again resumed work at reasonable speed.

The family were at their country-house at Botafogo; and a most excellent house it is, very handsomely built and richly furnished.

A handsomely ornamented boat awaited us at the bank of the river, and on the other side a palanquin.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to handsomely, such as: amply, generously, lavishly, liberally, richly, and bountifully.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.