Examples of highly in a Sentence
She is one of the most highly respected journalists in the country.
though she didn't win, she was highly satisfied with her personal results for the marathon
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View 61 Photos Michelin has replaced the Lightweight with a highly modified E92 328i.
Greenwood scored highly in another safety report issued late last year.
Unconventional Omakase If the plan for the main floor is to be highly accessible, the plan for the downstairs, called Bagsement, is to create extreme dinner parties.
Safe Sitter babysitting This class for ages 11-16 is a medically accurate, highly structured babysitting preparation course.
Over 10 years under head coach Nick Saban, the Crimson Tide have perfected the art of turning highly anticipated matchups into one-sided duds, but their ongoing march through the 2017 regular season has been atypically short on drama.
Tables fill up quickly so reservations are highly suggested.
Consistently eating highly processed, high fat, high sugar diets can overtax the liver, which has to deal with shuttling the gunk from your system.
But in an honest debate about drilling the refuge, our desire for money isn't highly persuasive with the owners of the refuge, who are all of America's citizens.
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First Known Use of highly
before 12th century
Synonymsachingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, corking, cracking, damn, damned, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, full, greatly, heavily, very, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, monstrous [chiefly dialect], mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, rattling, real, really, right, roaring, roaringly, seriously, severely, so, sore, sorely, spanking, specially, stinking, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, thumping, too, unco, uncommonly, vastly, vitally, way, whacking, wicked, wildly
Antonymslittle, negligibly, nominally, slightly, somewhat
Related Wordsabsolutely, altogether, completely, downright, entirely, flat-out, fully, positively, purely, radically, thoroughly, totally, utterly, wholly; deeply, profoundly; exceptionally, notably, remarkably; considerably, extensively, significantly, substantially; appreciably, discernibly, markedly, noticeably, obviously, palpably, plainly, visibly; abundantly, plentifully; astronomically, grandly, monstrously, monumentally; excessively, obscenely, overmuch; amazingly, astonishingly, staggeringly
Near Antonymsmeagerly, scantily; barely, hardly, just, marginally, minimally, scarcely
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