hotly hotly  /ˈhɑt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a heated manner

Usage(s):

  1. Historians will argue hotly about the precise role played by the various actors who brought about the end of Soviet communism.
  2. Not since Ina May Gaskin's natural-childbirth advocacy inspired a generation of home birthers in the 1970s has the practice been such a hot topic--or so hotly contested.
  3. The evidence for even that tenuous link is hotly debated.

News

  1. New 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' offers first footage from film

    The hotly-anticipated sequel 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' brings Ron Burgandy and the Channel 4 News Team into the 1980s.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Express-Times

  2. Boeing's new Dreamliner steps up big jet battle

    By Alwyn Scott and Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing launched a larger version of its flagship Dreamliner aircraft at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, intensifying the battle with rival Airbus in the booming market for fuel-efficient, long-haul jets. The hotly anticipated announcement of the 787-10 Dreamliner, with 102 firm orders worth nearly $30 billion at list prices, is a vote of support for ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. GMP says saving bats would cost $4 million

    The owner of Vermont's most hotly debated wind power project says fully protecting bats around the site would cost about $4 million a year in reduced power output.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WCAX-TV Vermont

Quotes

  1. Bush said he has appointed more than one-third of all sitting federal judges, and that "few issues are more hotly debated or have a more lasting impact on our country."
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  2. "We are going to play to win," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Monday. "I'm sure they (his players) were hopeful that the division will be riding on this game, but it will not. But it will still be a hotly fought battle."
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Mike Tomlin Source: USA Today

  3. "These international matches are hotly contested and often become very emotional," Harper told CTV News on Friday during a visit to Haiti.
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Stephen Harper Source: Reuters.uk

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /