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Definition of thickly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1in a way that produces a wide piece or deep layer of something thickly sliced bread Apply the paint thickly in even strokes.
  2. 2thickly wooded, populated, etc. having a lot of trees, people, etc. close together
  3. 3in a deep voice that is not as clear as normal, especially because of illness or emotion “Just leave me alone,” he said thickly.
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