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in or to a high degree; extremely:
highly amusing; highly seasoned food.
with high appreciation or praise; admiringly:
to speak highly of a person.
more than adequately; generously:
a highly paid consultant.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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regarded, both commercially for their caviar and meat, and for sport.
social and complex world of ants is not void of selfish acts.
Ozone is a form of oxygen: a
poisonous, pale blue gas with a strong odor.
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Mandarin fish are
popular among aquarium owners, divers, and marine photographers because of their striking beauty.
The farms in the area use some
toxic pesticides and other harmful chemicals.
Some species have evolved
sophisticated skills that allow them to track and catch their meals while flying.
When a coral is broken or wounded, it releases
reactive atoms of oxygen known as free radicals to close up the gashes.
Particle accelerators create and collide beams of speeding,
energetic atomic or subatomic particles.
Sufferers had caught
unusual diseases, such as rare skin cancers and lung infections.
British Dictionary definitions for
with great approbation or favour
we spoke highly of it
in a high position
placed highly in class
at or for a high price or cost
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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