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deeply (3 freq., with various applications)
1. profoundly, thoroughly Tw.N. ii. v. 48; with profound craft Shr. IV. iv. 42 “dissemble deeply.”
2. solemnly Ham. III. ii. 237 “'Tis sworn” (cf. “deep oaths” LLL. I. i. 23, “deep vow” Lucr. 1847).
3. intensely Wint. II. iii. 14, 2H4 IV. v. 25 “so deeply sweet,” Tit. IV. i. 98, Ven. 814 “deeply distress'”
4. with ‘deep’ sound Shr. II. i. 194, Ven. 832.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis, ven
    • William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
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