im·mense·ly | \i-ˈmen(t)s-lē \

Definition of immensely 

: to a very great or immense degree or extent : exceedingly, enormously We enjoyed ourselves immensely. an immensely talented athlete an immensely important discovery an immensely wealthy family

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For one thing, the Trump tax cuts were very kind to the (immensely wealthy) megachurch pastors who lead the white Evangelical movement. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "The GOP Raised Taxes on Churches to Fund Its Giveaway to the Rich," 26 June 2018 What happens in Vienna is, of course, critical to the energy industry in Houston, Texas and the United States, which has benefited immensely from OPEC's success in lifting crude prices. Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle, "Stakes high for Houston, Texas as OPEC debates caps," 20 June 2018 The group's members are all immensely stylish and have served as models for numerous high-end fashion brands, with each of the women bringing her own distinct vibe to the mix. 4. Tamar Herman, Billboard, "10 Things to Know About BLACKPINK," 11 July 2018 But now going through a remarkable goal-drought, his value has dropped immensely., "Saido Berahino Aiming to Revive Career at Stoke City Following Insane Goal Drought," 2 July 2018 He's got to be immensely proud that his law clerk has been nominated on the court. Fox News, "Leonard Leo on why Trump appointed Judge Kavanaugh," 10 July 2018 This line was immensely fun to watch because of their elite passing skills and unselfish nature — which also forced Boughner to ask them to shoot more. Matthew Defranks,, "Does it matter who Panthers center Aleksander Barkov's linemates are?," 6 July 2018 Known for sturdiness on snow and ice, Subarus also are immensely popular in Alaska. Devin Kelly, Anchorage Daily News, "Anchorage car thieves are targeting Subarus. Case in point: His was stolen twice in one week.," 5 July 2018 This has been an immensely satisfying World Cup, with more than its share of upsets and last-minute finishes. Franklin Foer, The Atlantic, "The Annoying Genius Who Makes the World Cup Worth Watching," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of immensely

1651, in the meaning defined above

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