emphatically
emphatically em*phat"ic*al*ly, adv. 1. With emphasis; forcibly; in a striking manner or degree; pre["e]minently; as, he emphatically denied the allegations. [1913 Webster]

He was indeed emphatically a popular writer. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. Not really, but apparently. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • emphatically — em|phat|i|cal|ly [ em fætıkli ] adverb 1. ) very firmly and clearly: Adams emphatically denied that the conversation ever took place. 2. ) in a very clear way that no one can argue about: Scientists proved emphatically that there was a link… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • emphatically — UK [ɪmˈfætɪklɪ] / US [emˈfætɪklɪ] adverb 1) very firmly and clearly Adams emphatically denied that the conversation ever took place. 2) in a very clear way that no one can argue about Scientists proved emphatically that there was a link between… …   English dictionary

  • emphatically — adv. Emphatically is used with these verbs: ↑agree, ↑assert, ↑deny, ↑disagree, ↑nod, ↑reject, ↑shake, ↑state …   Collocations dictionary

  • emphatically — emphatic ► ADJECTIVE 1) showing or giving emphasis. 2) definite and clear: an emphatic win. DERIVATIVES emphatically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • emphatically — adverb see emphatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • emphatically — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, abundantly, acutely, affirmatively, amazingly, amply, assertively, astonishingly, awesomely, conspicuously, copiously, decidedly, declaratively, eminently, exceptionally, exquisitely, extraordinarily,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • emphatically — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. definitely, certainly, of course, undoubtedly, decidedly, assuredly, with decision, decisively, absolutely, entirely, unequivocally, flatly, distinctly; with no ifs, ands, or buts about it*. Ant. indecisively,… …   English dictionary for students

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