expensively expensively  /ˌɛk ˈspɛn sɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an expensive manner

Usage(s):

  • Rather plain-featured, simply but expensively dressed, she looked only twice at the man she says raped her.

News

  1. EzCheckPrinting Software Now Offers Quickbooks Customers the Convenience of a No Risk Trial

    EzCheckPrinting has been updated and is giving a no risk trial to QuickBooks customers who want to print checks less expensively. Test drive this software by visiting http://www.halfpricesoft.com . (PRWeb July 02, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Business/Software/prweb10889233.htm
    on July 2, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Oscar Wilde's lost letters on display in Manhattan

    Expensively dressed, impeccably mannered and gifted with a voice so beguiling his contemporaries marveled at him, Oscar (Fingal O’Flaherty Wills) Wilde was also one of the wittiest men of his age. Even today, just to hear his name is to anticipate delight.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. "We found a pattern," he said last night. "Every time they had a decision to make they decided to cut corners; to do things faster than they otherwise should have been done; to do it less expensively and the consequence of this, as one...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Henry Waxman Source: Times Online

  2. "We took space back quickly, expensively, with total panic and close to maximum brutality," war correspondent Michael Herr recalled about the US military in Vietnam. "Our machine was devastating. And versatile. It could do everything but...
    on Apr 8, 2004 By: Michael Herr Source: The Progress Report

  3. "Whether the threat is from naturally occurring disease or bioterrorism, the United States needs to be able to produce vaccines and other medicines faster and less expensively. We had six months of advance warning for the H1N1 pandemic. A...
    on Oct 28, 2009 By: Bob Graham Source: Reuters

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