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Thickly

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Adverb

1. thickly

spoken with poor articulation as if with a thick tongue

Example Sentences:
'after a few drinks he was beginning to speak thickly'

2. densely, thickly

in a concentrated manner

Example Sentences:
'old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built'
'a thickly populated area'

3. thick, thickly

with a thick consistency

Example Sentences:
'the blood was flowing thick'

4. thickly

with thickness; in a thick manner

Example Sentences:
'spread 1/4 lb softened margarine or cooking fat fairly thickly all over the surface'
'we were visiting a small, thickly walled and lovely town with straggling outskirt'

5. thick, thickly

in quick succession

Example Sentences:
'misfortunes come fast and thick'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Thickly

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adjective
1. 
of relatively great extent from one surface to the other; fat, broad, or deep
a thick slice of bread
2. 
a. (postpositive)
of specific fatness
ten centimetres thick
b. 
(in combination)
a six-inch-thick wall
3. 
having a relatively dense consistency; not transparent
thick soup
4. 
abundantly covered or filled
a piano thick with dust
5. 
impenetrable; dense
a thick fog
6. informal, derogatory
lacking in intelligence
7. 
throaty or badly articulated
a voice thick with emotion
8. 
(of accents, etc) pronounced
9. informal
very friendly (esp in the phrase thick as thieves)
10.  a bit thick
11.  a thick ear
adverb
12. 
in order to produce something thick
to slice bread thick
13. 
profusely; in quick succession (esp in the phrase thick and fast)
14.  lay it on thick
noun
15. 
a thick piece or part
16.  the thick
17.  through thick and thin

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Thickly

see synonyms of thickly
adjective
1. 
having relatively great depth; of considerable extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thin
a thick board
2. 
having relatively large diameter in relation to length
a thick pipe
3. 
as measured in the third dimension or between opposite surfaces
a wall six inches thick
4. 
having the constituent elements abundant and close together
; specif.,
a. 
marked by profuse, close growth; luxuriant
thick hair, thick woods
b. 
great in number and packed closely together
a thick crowd
c. 
having much body; not thin in consistency; viscous
thick soup
d. 
dense and heavy
thick smoke, a thick snowfall
e. 
filled with smoke, fog, or other vapors
f. 
covered to a considerable depth
roads thick with mud
g. 
sprinkled or studded profusely
a sky thick with stars
5. 
impenetrably dark, dismal, or obscure
the thick shadows of night
6. 
a. 
sounding blurred, slurred, muffled, fuzzy, etc., or husky, hoarse, etc.
a thick voice, thick speech
b. 
strongly marked; pronounced
speaking with a thick brogue
7.  Informal
slow to understand; stupid
8.  Informal
close in friendly association; intimate
9.  Chiefly British, Informal
too much to be tolerated; excessive
adverb
10. 
in a thick way
noun
11. 
the thickest part or the period of greatest activity
in the thick of the fight

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Thickly

see synonyms of thickly
adj. thick·er, thick·est
1.
a. Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension; not thin: a thick board.
b. Measuring a specified number of units in this dimension: two inches thick.
2. Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset: a thick neck.
3. Having component parts in a close, crowded state or arrangement; dense: a thick forest.
4. Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency: thick tomato sauce.
5. Having a great number; abounding: a room thick with flies.
6. Impenetrable by the eyes: a thick fog.
7.
a. Hard to hear or understand, as from being husky or slurred: thick speech.
b. Very noticeable; pronounced: has a thick accent.
8. Informal Lacking mental agility; stupid.
9. Informal Very friendly; intimate: thick friends.
10. Informal Going beyond what is tolerable; excessive.
adv.
1. In a thick manner; deeply or heavily: Seashells lay thick on the beach.
2. In a close, compact state or arrangement; densely: Dozens of braids hung thick from the back of her head.
3. So as to be thick; thickly: Slice the bread thick for the best French toast.
n.
1. The thickest part.
2. The most active or intense part: in the thick of the fighting.

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