Vastly
Vastly Vast"ly, adv. To a vast extent or degree; very greatly; immensely. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • vastly — [[t]vɑ͟ːstli, væ̱st [/t]] ADV: usu ADV compar Vastly means to an extremely great degree or extent. The jury has heard two vastly different accounts of what happened. ...cars that are vastly more competitive …   English dictionary

  • vastly — adv. Vastly is used with these adjectives: ↑amused, ↑better, ↑different, ↑disproportionate, ↑entertaining, ↑experienced, ↑inferior, ↑inflated, ↑preferable, ↑superior Vastly is used with these v …   Collocations dictionary

  • vastly — vast|ly [ˈva:stli US ˈvæstli] adv very much ▪ This book is vastly superior to his last one. ▪ vastly different opinions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vastly — vast|ly [ væstli ] adverb to a great degree: The hotel has been vastly improved. The countries are separated by vastly different interests and economics …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vastly — UK [ˈvɑːs(t)lɪ] / US [ˈvæs(t)lɪ] adverb to a great degree The countries are separated by vastly different interests and economics. The hotel has been vastly improved …   English dictionary

  • vastly — adverb very much: This film is vastly superior to his last one …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • vastly — [ˈvɑːs(t)li] adv to a great degree Syn: hugely The hotel has been vastly improved.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • vastly — vast ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of very great extent or quantity; immense. DERIVATIVES vastly adverb vastness noun. ORIGIN Latin vastus void, immense …   English terms dictionary

  • vastly — adverb to an exceedingly great extent or degree (Freq. 6) He had vastly overestimated his resources was immensely more important to the project as a scientist than as an administrator • Syn: ↑immensely • Derived from adjective: ↑immense ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • vastly — adverb see vast I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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