To eat heartily
Heartily Heart"i*ly (h[aum]rt"[i^]*l[y^]), adv. [From {Hearty}.] 1. From the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity. [1913 Webster]

I heartily forgive them. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. With zeal; actively; vigorously; willingly; cordially; as, he heartily assisted the prince. [1913 Webster]

{To eat heartily}, to eat freely and with relish. --Addison.

Syn: Sincerely; cordially; zealously; vigorously; actively; warmly; eagerly; ardently; earnestly. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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