handsomely handsomely  /ˈhæn səm li/


  1. (adv) in an attractively handsome manner
  2. (adv) in a generously handsome manner


  1. But it's hard to muster a ton of sympathy for a guy profiting handsomely from a hatchet job on his own sister regardless of how miserably she may have treated him.
  2. And it rewards them handsomely.
  3. Yes, this is the ill-informed premise of Grand Canyon, a Different View, a handsomely-illustrated volume also on sale at the bookstores.


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  1. "I felt like I was kind of at a crossroads in my life," Weis said. "I'm a football coach. I'm paid handsomely to be a football coach. I thought that might be the end of it."
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Charlie Weis Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "This is not the most handsomely wrapped present," Johnson said. "It's meant to show the frugality of the new regime."
    on May 9, 2008 By: Boris Johnson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Content is not just king, it is the emperor of all things digital," said Murdoch. "We're on the cusp of a digital revolution from which our shareholders will profit handsomely."
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: The Guardian

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tangible tangible
/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /