Examples of wholly in a Sentence
She is wholly devoted to her children.
An infant is wholly dependent on its mother.
The claim is wholly without merit.
Recent Examples of wholly from the Web
Buzzfeed Becoming Janelle Monáe There is nothing in this powerful profile of the singer, producer, actor and activist that isn’t surprising; Monáe is a wholly original talent and has evolved into an artist who is unafraid to take risks.
Some choices are more head-scratching, like a wholly unnecessary sequence with Renee interrupting her co-worker (Adrian Martinez) doing his business in the bathroom.
Many springtime mountain adventures are wholly dependent on conditions and require knowledge on when to go where.
But the protests have been at least partly co-opted and, some report, wholly organized now by Hamas, which has been engaged in bitter infighting with the Fatah faction that governs in the West Bank.
Even so, what led up to the album is wholly inessential to absorb the shimmering, lovely and chilling music that resulted.
The result is a wholly original experience that begs to be binged.
Such showers would usually be wholly absorbed by the sun, however.
None of this makes the memo wholly irrelevant or a distraction.
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all, all of, all over, altogether, clean, completely, dead, enough, entirely, even, exactly, fast, flat, full, fully, heartily, out, perfectly, plumb [chiefly dialect], quite, soundly, thoroughly, through and through, totally, utterly, well, wide;
all the way, at length, down the line, down to the ground, for fair, in whole, to bits, to pieces, to the hilt, to the max;
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Definition of wholly for English Language Learners
: completely or fully
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