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greatly

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1 in a manner befitting a person of the highest character and ideals
  • as commander of the Union army's first black regiment, Robert Gould Shaw died as greatly as he had lived

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2 to a large extent or degree
  • authorities have greatly increased the scope of their investigation of corruption in the mayor's office

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3 to a great degree
  • I'm not greatly bothered by this setback

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The first known use of greatly was in the 13th century

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“Greatly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/greatly. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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