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Definition 1: at a great cost - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where dearly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he paid dearly for the food
  • this cost him dear

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Definition 2: with affection - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where dearly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she loved him dearly
  • he treats her affectionately

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Definition 3: in a sincere and heartfelt manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where dearly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I would dearly love to know

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