Examples of heavily in a Sentence
He relies heavily on his wife for advice.
These artists borrow heavily from Picasso.
Our flowers were heavily damaged by a late spring frost.
She drank and smoked heavily for years.
He sat down heavily on the couch.
He was leaning heavily on the table.
She sighed heavily then said “Okay, I'll do it.”
Recent Examples of heavily from the Web
The companies and trade groups paying for the lobbying operations also donate heavily to the same lawmakers’ re-election campaigns.
Tisaby’s role in the case was heavily referenced during a closed-door meeting between Burlison and attorneys from both sides Monday morning regarding whether Gardner would have to testify.
The winner will be heavily favored to go to Congress in the deep blue district.
That designation was heavily based on feedback from current employees, who were highly enthusiastic about their work.
The heavily sociological focus, similar to other stories searching for audiences all over Europe and North Africa, is distinguished by a strongly individual directing style that focuses tension on the young protags.
The newest addition joins big sister Sloane Ava Simone, 2½, who is featured heavily (and adorably) in the video series Macklemore shared on Sunday.
That's a huge problem for the company because its smartphones are heavily reliant on American technology.
WhatsApp has largely escaped that notice because it is used more heavily outside the United States, with people in countries like India, Brazil and Indonesia sending a total of 60 billion messages a day.
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a lot, as all get-out, good and;
HEAVILY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heavily for English Language Learners
: to a great degree : very much
: in a slow or heavy way
HEAVILY Defined for Kids
Definition of heavily for Students
- Bear down heavily on your pen.
- He's breathing heavily.
- The house was heavily damaged.
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