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To a great extent; extremely:[as submodifier] ‘the president was immensely popular’
extremely, very, exceedingly, exceptionally, especially, extraordinarily, tremendously, vastly, hugely, abundantly, intensely, acutely, singularly, significantly, distinctly, outstandingly, uncommonly, unusually, decidedly, particularly, eminently, supremely, highly, remarkably, really, truly, mightily, thoroughly, to a fault, in the extreme, extraall that, to a great extent, most, souncotrèsrightterrifically, awfully, fearfully, terribly, devilishly, majorly, seriously, mega, ultra, oh-so, stinking, mucho, damn, damneddevilish, hellish, frightfullyever so, well, bloody, dead, dirty, jolly, fairreal, mighty, powerful, awful, plumb, darned, way, bitchinglekkerexceedingView synonyms
- ‘Soon he was embarking upon his meteoric rise to an immensely powerful position in French musical life.’
- ‘This was immensely popular with the audience and left a lasting impression.’
- ‘The soldiers proved immensely popular with local people, giving food away from their trucks.’
- ‘I enjoyed the play immensely, not least because it was a matinee performance.’
- ‘His parents paid tribute to him, saying he was extremely popular and would be missed immensely.’
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