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adverb as in with energy, authority

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Example Sentences

While Zimbabwe was ordinary, it was also powerfully captivating.

We must respond powerfully to shouts of “Heil Hitler” in Kansas.

Cogswell's book most powerfully reminds you of the necessary mess of activism.

Original songs were added and the play powerfully tackled the issue of race in rock and roll.

She talks to Lea Carpenter about why fiction can tell this story so powerfully.

Although almost inaudible when played alone this stop generated harmonics which powerfully reinforced the tone of the full organ.

The men did “hold on” most powerfully; they did more, they hauled upon the rope, hand over hand, to a “Yo-heave-ho!”

The Indian, a broad-shouldered, powerfully built man in a blue uniform, stopped at the agent's desk and saluted.

Trenchard eyed the short, powerfully built man beside him, and laughed unpleasantly.

It impresses with a sense of increased obligation, that furnishes an ardour of mind, powerfully impelling to duty.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to powerfully, such as: effectively, energetically, forcefully, intensely, strongly, and vigorously.

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