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

  Wholly \Whol"ly\, adv.
     1. In a whole or complete manner; entirely; completely;
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              Nor wholly overcome, nor wholly yield. --Dryden.
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     2. To the exclusion of other things; totally; fully.
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              They employed themselves wholly in domestic life.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
             (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "he was
             wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal";
             "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was
             completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the
             directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her
             fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"
             [syn: wholly, entirely, completely, totally,
             all, altogether, whole] [ant: part, partially,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "wholly":
     absolutely, across the board, all, all put together, altogether,
     as a body, as a whole, at large, at length, bodily, collectively,
     completely, comprehensively, corporately, en bloc, en masse,
     entirely, exclusively, exhaustively, faultlessly, flawlessly,
     fully, globally, hundred per cent, ideally, immaculately,
     impeccably, in a body, in all, in all respects, in bulk, in detail,
     in extenso, in full, in full measure, in its entirety,
     in particular, in the aggregate, in the gross, in the lump,
     in the mass, in toto, inclusively, infallibly, inside out,
     integrally, irreducibly, just right, largely, merely, minutely,
     on all counts, one and all, only, outright, particularly,
     perfectly, purely, roundly, simply, solely, specifically,
     spotlessly, thoroughly, to the hilt, totally, tout a fait,
     tout ensemble, unanalyzably, unconditionally, undividedly,

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