in a handsome manner; pleasingly; successfully.

1540–50; handsome + -ly

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handsome (ˈhændsəm)
1.  (of a man) good-looking, esp in having regular, pleasing, and well-defined features
2.  (of a woman) fine-looking in a dignified way
3.  well-proportioned, stately, or comely: a handsome room
4.  liberal or ample: a handsome allowance
5.  gracious or generous: a handsome action
6.  (Southwest English) pleasant: handsome weather
7.  (Southwest English) a term of endearment for a beloved person, esp in my handsome
[C15: handsom easily handled; compare Dutch handzaam; see hand, -some1]

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Their presence opened up the continental slope to industrial deep-sea fishing
  that pays off handsomely.
My guess is that the technological spinoffs will likely pay them back
Both nonprofit and for-profit colleges profit, usually handsomely, from
  providing online courses.
It is true that some of theses executives are paid handsomely.
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