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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amply, richlyadverb

    to an ample degree or in an ample manner

    "these voices were amply represented"; "we benefited richly"

  2. high, richly, luxuriouslyadverb

    in a rich manner

    "he lives high"

  3. lavishly, richly, extravagantlyadverb

    in a rich and lavish manner

    "lavishly decorated"


  1. richlyadverb

    In a rich manner; full of flavor or expression.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Richlyadverb

    Etymology: from rich.

    In Belmont is a lady richly left,
    And she is fair, of wondrous virtues. William Shakespeare.

    Women richly gay in gems. John Milton.

    In animals, some smells are found more richly than in plants. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    After a man has studied the laws of England, the reading the reports of adjudged cases will richly improve him. Isaac Watts.

    There is such licentiousness among the basest of the people, that one would not be sorry to see them bestowing upon one another a chastisement, which they so richly deserve. Addison.


  1. richly

    Richly can refer to possessing a great deal of wealth or valuable resources, or it can describe something that is abundant, lavish, or high-quality. It can also refer to a deep, vibrant, or intense quality, as in colors, flavors, or experiences.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Richlyadverb

    in a rich manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of richly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of richly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of richly in a Sentence

  1. Hindu Poetess:

    The dull-hued turkey apes the gait Of lordly peacock, richly plumed; And thus the poetaster shows When he would fain his verse recite.

  2. President Trump:

    We will not rest until all of America’s GREAT VETERANS can receive the care they so richly deserve, tremendous progress has been made in a short period of time.

  3. John McCain:

    We share this honor with all of the veterans who came before us and all who proudly served and are still serving around the world, as we mark Memorial Day this weekend, I can think of no better way to demonstrate our gratitude to the brave men and women who have sacrificed in uniform than to strengthen and improve the care they so richly deserve.

  4. Bible, Colossians 3:16:

    Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly, as you teach and admonish one another in all wisdom, and as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

  5. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention. But it has no persuasive value at all.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    A flub
    B descant
    C excogitate
    D aberrate

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