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 for heavily
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Heavily \Heav"i*ly\, adv. [From 2d Heavy.]
     1. In a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily
        on a thing; to be heavily loaded.
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              Heavily interested in those schemes of emigration.
                                                    --The Century.
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     2. As if burdened with a great weight; slowly and
        laboriously; with difficulty; hence, in a slow, difficult,
        or suffering manner; sorrowfully.
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              And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave
              them heavily.                         --Ex. xiv. 25.
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              Why looks your grace so heavily to-day? --Shak.
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     3. Greatly; intensely; as, heavily involved in a plot;
        heavily invested in real estate.
     4. In large quantity; as, it rained heavily.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: to a considerable degree; "he relied heavily on others'
             data" [syn: heavily, to a great extent]
      2: in a heavy-footed manner; "he walked heavily up the three
         flights to his room"
      3: with great force; "she hit her arm heavily against the wall"
      4: in a manner designed for heavy duty; "a heavily constructed
         car"; "heavily armed"
      5: slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on
         their hands" [syn: heavy, heavily]
      6: in a labored manner; "he breathed heavily"
      7: indulging excessively; "he drank heavily" [syn: heavily,
         intemperately, hard] [ant: lightly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "heavily":
     apathetically, aridly, barrenly, bleakly, bloodlessly,
     burdensomely, close, closely, coldly, colorlessly, compactly,
     cumbersomely, densely, dismally, dormantly, draggily, drearily,
     drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily, effetely, emptily, firmly,
     funereally, gloomily, gravely, grimly, heavy, hollowly,
     impassively, inactively, inanely, inertly, insipidly, jejunely,
     languidly, languorously, latently, leadenly, lifelessly, onerously,
     pallidly, passively, phlegmatically, ploddingly, pointlessly,
     ponderously, sadly, slowly, sluggishly, solemnly, solidly,
     somberly, sombrously, spiritlessly, stagnantly, statically,
     stodgily, stoically, stolidly, stuffily, superficially,
     tastelessly, tediously, thick, thickly, torpidly, uninterestingly,
     vapidly, weightily

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