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deeply

[deep-lee] /ˈdip li/
adverb
1.
at or to a considerable extent downward; well within or beneath a surface.
2.
to a thorough extent or profound degree:
deeply pained; deeply committed.
3.
with depth of color, tone, sound, etc.
4.
with great cunning, skill, and subtlety.
Origin of deeply
900
before 900; Middle English deply, Old English dēoplīce, derivative of dēoplīc (adj.), equivalent to dēop deep + -līc(e) -ly
Synonyms
2. greatly, thoroughly, intensely, acutely.
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adv.

Old English deoplice (see deep (adj.)), used in both literal and figurative senses.

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