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ˈhaɪ li

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. highly

    greatly, exceedingly, extremely, very much

    hardly, barely, scarcely

Princeton's WordNet

  1. highly, extremelyadverb

    to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect

    "highly successful"; "He spoke highly of her"; "does not think highly of his writing"; "extremely interesting"

    exceedingly, extremely, super, passing

  2. highlyadverb

    at a high rate or wage

    "highly paid workers"


  3. highlyadverb

    in a high position or level or rank

    "details known by only a few highly placed persons"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. highlyadjective

    extremely, exceedingly, very much, in a great degree, in a high degree

  2. highlyadjective

    noble, honorable, elevated, magnanimous, high-toned

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  1. Raag Singhal:

    What's ’ interesting in the Aileen Wuornos case, and it’s a highly unusual case, is if you were to talk to the public and say ‘ This is a serial killer who was executed, ’ I don’t think anyone would lose sleep over it. The things the public typically looks at are whether they have confidence in the defendant's guilt and whether they got due process. The third thing is whether the defendant was treated consistently with those who acted similarly, it’s a strange concept when you’re talking about those who acted similarly and you’re talking about a serial killer.

  2. Larry Sabato:

    It says Carson and Clinton made a lot more money than Bush and Rubio, and Carson has very committed backers that may well give him a higher proportion of the votes than some expect. But the GOP nomination? Highly unlikely.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I've recommended Herman Cain. A terrific man, a terrific person. He's a friend of mine, i've recommended him highly for the Fed. I've told my folks that that's the man, and he's doing some pre-checking now and I would imagine he'd be in great shape.

  4. Joel Gombin:

    But to attract attention and strengthen their political hold they are set to carry out symbolic decisions that cost nothing but are highly visible. They will stage the 'FN against the system' line.

  5. Angie Asche:

    Even if you aren’t an athlete, I still highly recommend seeking out a protein powder with this certification because it’s gone through rigorous testing to assure it is legit.

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