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Definition of richly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1in a beautiful and expensive manner a richly decorated room
  2. 2used to express the fact that something has a pleasant strong color, taste, or smell a richly flavored sauce The polished floor glowed richly.
  3. 3in a generous way She was richly rewarded for all her hard work.
  4. 4in a way that people think is right and good synonym thoroughly richly deserved success richly earned respect
  5. 5used to express the fact that the quality or thing mentioned is present in large amounts richly varied countryside a richly atmospheric novel
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