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
Recent Examples of highly from the Web
Dragoo said Watkins began asking highly specific questions about Davis’ campaign and his level of support among Democrats.
That said, here is my highly scientific s’mores recipe.
In measuring the average age of successful entrepreneurs, and the average age of the founders of highly successful companies, the researchers used interesting data sets.
When there is very heavy rain, the water fills the planting hole readily because highly organic soil has large pores (spaces) between particles.
In districts that are traditionally highly partisan, incumbents or primary winners often run for reelection unopposed.
Turkey is not an enemy state of Israel, but has certainly become a regional adversary under its successive Islamist governments that have supported Hamas and released highly provocative, hostile statements against Israel.
Cal Fire also provides highly detailed information about all wildfires in California.
Trump attempted to trash both books—highly unflattering portraits of his administration—on Twitter.
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a lot, as all get-out, good and;
HIGHLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of highly for English Language Learners
: to a great degree
: in an amount or number that is greater than usual : to a high degree
: in an approving way : with approval
HIGHLY Defined for Kids
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