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

  Madly \Mad"ly\, adv. [From Mad, a.]
     In a mad manner; without reason or understanding; wildly.
     [WordNet sense 2]
  
     Syn: insanely, crazily, dementedly.
          [1913 Webster]
  
     2. In a desperate manner; as, she fought back madly. [WordNet
        sense 1]
        [WordNet 1.6]
  
     3. intensely; as, she was madly in love. [WordNet sense 3]
  
     Syn: insanely, deadly, deucedly, devilishly.
          [WordNet 1.6]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  madly
      adv 1: in an uncontrolled manner; "she fought back madly" [syn:
             madly, frantically]
      2: in an insane manner; "she behaved insanely"; "he behaves
         crazily when he is off his medication"; "the witch cackled
         madly"; "screaming dementedly" [syn: insanely, crazily,
         dementedly, madly] [ant: sanely]
      3: (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love";
         "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely
         jealous" [syn: madly, insanely, deadly, deucedly,
         devilishly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "madly":
     a corps perdu, absurdly, all to pieces, angrily, ardently,
     carelessly, crazily, deliriously, demonically, desperately,
     distractedly, energetically, exceedingly, excessively, excitedly,
     extremely, fanatically, ferociously, fervently, fervidly,
     feverishly, fiercely, foolishly, frantically, frenetically,
     frenziedly, furiously, happen what may, hastily, head over heels,
     headfirst, headforemost, headlong, heedlessly, heels over head,
     helter-skelter, holus-bolus, hotheadedly, hotly, hurriedly,
     hurry-scurry, hysterically, idiotically, impetuously, inanely,
     insanely, insensately, intensely, irrationally, like blazes,
     like crazy, like fury, like mad, like one possessed, mindlessly,
     overeagerly, overenthusiastically, overzealously, passionately,
     precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, rabidly,
     ramble-scramble, rashly, recklessly, ridiculously, rigorously,
     riotously, senselessly, severely, slam-bang, slap-bang, slapdash,
     stormily, stupidly, tempestuously, troublously, turbulently,
     uncontrollably, uproariously, vehemently, venomously, violently,
     virulently, wantonly, wildly, with a vengeance
  
  

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