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adverb as in laboriously

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Walmart may also be able to push e-commerce more heavily on TikTok, and turn it into more of a livestream shopping app.

From Digiday

People who experienced childhood trauma are more likely to smoke or drink heavily, it found.

Similar to learning from our own experiences, this social learning circuit generates a “social prediction error”—one that heavily guides how we learn from others, but surprisingly, also how we learn from ourselves.

However, employment fears continue to weigh heavily everywhere.

From Fortune

Of course, these scores aren’t perfect either, as they’re heavily influenced by which bills actually get to the floor and which don’t, but they’re still useful for helping us distinguish conservatives from liberals from moderates.

That fantasy, however, is still heavily regimented by all sorts of norms.

The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.

His later books drew heavily from experiences and people he encountered at the bar, including the cruel captain in The Sea-Wolf.

I mean my background weighed heavily, because I was brought up in this orthodox way.

But, under the hawkish eye of the media and through a heavily active social media presence, she carried on as usual.

The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.

Even New Zealand Brigade which has been only recently engaged lost heavily and is to some extent demoralised.

One heavily-laden boat was dragged into the stream, and a few officers and men clambered on board.

He was flung down heavily, and pinned prone in a corner by one of those bullies who knelt on his spine.

But before he reached it there was the shriek of a whistle, a violent shock, and he was hurled heavily into the opposite seat.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heavily, such as: densely, massively, thickly, dejectedly, dully, and gloomily.

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