One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they are fighting a hugely expensive legal battle’
very, most, really, thoroughly, extremely, exceedingly, particularly, tremendously, highly, greatly, decidedly, distinctly, exceptionally, immensely, eminently, supremely, inordinately, singularly, extraordinarily, vastly, overly
very much, to a great extent
Northern English right
informal terrifically, awfully, terribly, devilishly, madly, majorly, seriously, desperately, mega, ultra, oh-so, too-too, stinking, mucho, damn, damned, too … for words
informal, dated devilish, hellish, frightfully
British informal ever so, well, bloody, dead, dirty, jolly, fair
North American informal real, mighty, powerful, awful, plumb, darned, way, bitching
South African informal lekker
archaic exceeding, sore
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