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mightily

adverb might·i·ly \ˈmī-tə-lē\

: to a great degree : very much

: with great force or strength

Full Definition of MIGHTILY

1
:  in a mighty manner :  vigorously <applauded mightily>
2
:  very much <depressed me mightily>
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Examples of MIGHTILY

  1. They contributed mightily to the cause.
  2. She struggled mightily to read his handwriting.
  3. The soldiers fought mightily before finally surrendering.

First Known Use of MIGHTILY

before 12th century
MIGHTILY Defined for Kids

mightily

adverb might·i·ly \ˈmī-tə-lē\

Definition of MIGHTILY for Kids

1
:  very forcefully <He shouted mightily.>
2
:  very much <Both cities flourished mightily … — Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth>

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