highly highly  /ˈhaɪ li/


  1. (adv) to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
  2. (adv) at a high rate or wage
  3. (adv) in a high position or level or rank


  1. When the host of the show walked off, Grillo quickly realized that in the highly politicized world of Italian state TV, he was doomed.
  2. A world in which highly leveraged hedge funds share similar strategies makes it inevitable that what we are seeing now will occur again.
  3. When someone is more highly sexed, the person who has less desire really thinks it's just about having an orgasm.


  1. Robin Thicke Announces Highly Anticipated Sixth Studio Album Blurred Lines

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Thicke has announced that his highly anticipated sixth studio album, Blurred Lines, is set to debut July 30 th . The album's first single (also ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. “Highly Engaged” Americans Deeply Divided in Their Approach to Investing Says New Schwab Study

    A majority of Americans who are highly engaged across many aspects of life also grab hold of the wheel when it comes to investing, according to a new study by Charles Schwab. But a
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Highly touted transfer O'Brien leaving Wisconsin

    Highly touted transfer O'Brien leaving Wisconsin
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Sports


  1. "Given that this was a very sophisticated operation in which high-quality forgeries were made, the government judges it is highly likely that the forgeries were made by a state intelligence service," Miliband said. "Taking this together with...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: David Miliband Source: AFP

  2. "This government does not torture people. We stick to US law and our international obligations," Bush told reporters in the Oval office. "There are highly trained professionals questioning these extremists and terrorists."
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

  3. He said: "That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion. That we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain. That this nation under God shall have a...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: BBC News (blog)

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decadent decadent
/ˈdɛ kə dənt /