powerfully

adverb pow·er·ful·ly \ ˈpau̇(-ə)r-f(ə-)lē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of powerfully

:in a powerful manner
  • She expressed her opinions very powerfully.
:to a strong or powerful extent
  • a powerfully moving film
  • a powerfully aromatic dish
  • a powerfully built athlete
  • He was powerfully influenced by their advice.
  • Neither words nor the most detailed painting can evoke a moment of vanished time as powerfully and as completely as a good photograph.
  • —Beaumont Newhall

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