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 industry is also having to cope with the fallout of its diesel crisis, and invest heavily in electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient petrol engines.
Since going private, Dell has invested heavily in expanding its business selling hardware, software, and services for data centers.
Florida invested heavily in its university system in the last two years with a goal of building a pre-eminent system.
The European Union has launched a decadelong quantum research initiative, and China is said to be investing heavily in the field.
The City of Reno has invested heavily in making the river an appealing playground for all levels of paddlers, building the Truckee River Whitewater Park along 2,600 feet of the river near downtown.
Real estate investment group Arts & Crafts Holdings L.L.C. has closed on the last two parcels put up for sale last year by property investor Mark Rubin in the north-of-Center-City district where it’s been investing heavily.
Since the 1970s, Dubai has invested heavily in construction and infrastructure to create a global center for finance, real estate and tourism, as embodied in the Burj Khalifa skyscraper viewed through the Dubai Frame landmark.
In the spring of '98, when TCU vice chancellor William Koehler led a push for the school to invest heavily in athletics and effectively cleaned out the department, Hesselbrock was one of the few to remain in a high-ranking capacity.
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achingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, full, greatly, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, real, really, right, roaring, seriously, severely, so, sore, sorely, spanking, specially, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, thumping, too, uncommonly, vastly, very, vitally, way, whacking, wicked, wildly;
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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