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His tall figure was proportionately broad, and he was heavily fleshed.

"Them poplars out there ought to be taken away," he said heavily.

His dark, heavily fringed eyes looked at her from a pale face.

"It comes too late," sighed Caleb, heavily; and the letter fell from his hands.

Why have I been so heavily visited, and why have you gone free?

Calendar got heavily out of his chair, reaching for his hat and umbrella.

Finding the Dog able to do it immensely, made the match, and heavily backed the Dog.

The husband and wife had both got heavily to their feet, and stood, embarrassed.

Most heavily, he says, they take it; but shew not so much grief as rage.

Don't take so heavily my mother's partiality and prejudices.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hefiglice "violently, intensely; sorrowfully; sluggishly," from hefig (see heavy) + -ly (2).

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