Definition of richly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈriCHlē/


1In an elaborate, generous, or plentiful way: she was richly dressed in the height of fashion Levkas and its neighboring islands reward explorers richly
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  • The large vases, jars, and bowls displayed are all richly decorated with delicate and elaborate blue underglazes.
  • In 1534 the Dragalevtsi gospel was composed and was richly decorated with fine paintings.
  • There are intricate carvings on huge stone columns and the walls are richly panelled and decorated.
sumptuously, opulently, luxuriously, lavishly, gorgeously, splendidly, magnificently
1.1 [as submodifier] Fully (used especially to indicate that someone or something merits a particular thing): give your family a richly deserved vacation
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  • Turvey desperately needs more funding if he is to complete the season with Team SWR, a chance he richly deserves.
  • If they abuse their power, they richly deserve to be deprived of it.
  • But is that service receiving the recognition it so richly deserves?

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Syllabification: rich·ly

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