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Wordnet 3.0

ADVERB (7)

1. to a considerable degree;
- Example: "he relied heavily on others' data"
[syn: heavily, to a great extent]

2. in a heavy-footed manner;
- Example: "he walked heavily up the three flights to his room"

3. with great force;
- Example: "she hit her arm heavily against the wall"

4. in a manner designed for heavy duty;
- Example: "a heavily constructed car"
- Example: "heavily armed"

5. slowly as if burdened by much weight;
- Example: "time hung heavy on their hands"
[syn: heavy, heavily]

6. in a labored manner;
- Example: "he breathed heavily"

7. indulging excessively;
- Example: "he drank heavily"
[syn: heavily, intemperately, hard]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Heavily \Heav"i*ly\, adv. [From 2d Heavy.] 1. In a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded. [1913 Webster] Heavily interested in those schemes of emigration. --The Century. [1913 Webster] 2. As if burdened with a great weight; slowly and laboriously; with difficulty; hence, in a slow, difficult, or suffering manner; sorrowfully. [1913 Webster] And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily. --Ex. xiv. 25. [1913 Webster] Why looks your grace so heavily to-day? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Greatly; intensely; as, heavily involved in a plot; heavily invested in real estate. [PJC] 4. In large quantity; as, it rained heavily. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

heavily adv 1: to a considerable degree; "he relied heavily on others' data" [syn: heavily, to a great extent] 2: in a heavy-footed manner; "he walked heavily up the three flights to his room" 3: with great force; "she hit her arm heavily against the wall" 4: in a manner designed for heavy duty; "a heavily constructed car"; "heavily armed" 5: slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on their hands" [syn: heavy, heavily] 6: in a labored manner; "he breathed heavily" 7: indulging excessively; "he drank heavily" [syn: heavily, intemperately, hard] [ant: lightly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "heavily": apathetically, aridly, barrenly, bleakly, bloodlessly, burdensomely, close, closely, coldly, colorlessly, compactly, cumbersomely, densely, dismally, dormantly, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily, effetely, emptily, firmly, funereally, gloomily, gravely, grimly, heavy, hollowly, impassively, inactively, inanely, inertly, insipidly, jejunely, languidly, languorously, latently, leadenly, lifelessly, onerously, pallidly, passively, phlegmatically, ploddingly, pointlessly, ponderously, sadly, slowly, sluggishly, solemnly, solidly, somberly, sombrously, spiritlessly, stagnantly, statically, stodgily, stoically, stolidly, stuffily, superficially, tastelessly, tediously, thick, thickly, torpidly, uninterestingly, vapidly, weightily