richly

richly
rich|ly [ `rıtʃli ] adverb
▸ 1 beautifully/expensively
▸ 2 strongly and attractively
▸ 3 completely
▸ 4 with a lot of money etc.
▸ 5 to great degree
1. ) in a beautiful and expensive way:
richly patterned carpets
a richly decorated palace
2. ) with pleasant strong colors, flavors, or smells:
saris of richly colored silks
3. ) completely:
richly deserve: He gave them the credit that they very richly deserved.
4. ) with a lot of money or benefit:
richly rewarded: He was richly rewarded for the help he gave.
5. ) to a great degree:
richly comic/ironic

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Richly — Rich ly, adv. In a rich manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • richly — [rich′lē] adv. 1. in a rich manner 2. abundantly; amply; fully * * * See rich. * * * …   Universalium

  • richly — ► ADVERB 1) in a rich way. 2) fully …   English terms dictionary

  • richly — [rich′lē] adv. 1. in a rich manner 2. abundantly; amply; fully …   English World dictionary

  • richly — [[t]rɪ̱tʃli[/t]] 1) ADV GRADED: usu ADV ed/adj If something is richly coloured, flavoured, or perfumed, it has a pleasantly strong colour, flavour, or perfume. ...an opulent display of richly coloured fabrics. ...the richly flavoured, hearty… …   English dictionary

  • richly — rich|ly [ˈrıtʃli] adv 1.) if something is richly decorated, it is decorated a lot, in a way that is beautiful ▪ a richly carved ceiling ▪ a cloak richly embroidered with gold thread 2.) if someone is richly dressed, they are dressed in expensive… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • richly — UK [ˈrɪtʃlɪ] / US adverb 1) in a beautiful and expensive way richly patterned carpets a richly decorated palace 2) with pleasant strong colours, flavours, or smells saris of richly coloured silks 3) completely richly deserve: He gave them the… …   English dictionary

  • richly — adverb 1 richly decorated/embroidered etc beautifully and expensively decorated etc: a cloak richly embroidered with gold thread 2 richly coloured having beautiful strong colours: the richly coloured mosaic 3 richly deserve to completely deserve… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • richly — [ˈrɪtʃli] adv 1) in a beautiful and expensive way a richly decorated palace[/ex] 2) with pleasant strong colours, flavours, or smells richly coloured silks[/ex] 3) completely He gave them the credit that they very richly deserved.[/ex] 4) with a… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • richly — adv. Richly is used with these adjectives: ↑carpeted, ↑carved, ↑coloured, ↑comic, ↑detailed, ↑diverse, ↑flavoured, ↑furnished, ↑imaginative, ↑ornate, ↑patterned, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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