strongly


strongly
strong|ly [ˈstrɔŋli US ˈstro:ŋ-] adv
1.) if you feel or believe in something strongly, you are very sure and serious about it
I'm strongly opposed to capital punishment.
We strongly believe that she is innocent.
I'm strongly in favour of marriage.
2.) in a way that is meant to persuade someone to do something
strongly suggest/advise/recommend sth
Before taking action you are strongly recommended to consult an accountant.
3.) in a way that is easy to notice
The house smelt strongly of food.
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HINT
Do not say 'hold/grip strongly'. Use firmly or tightly: He gripped my arm tightly.
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Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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