One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he is a mightily impressive election campaigner’
extremely, exceedingly, enormously, vastly, immensely, tremendously, hugely, markedly, remarkably, abundantly
very, very much, most, to a great extent
informal majorly, mega, oh-so
informal, dated devilish
North American informal mighty, plumb
2‘Ann and I laboured mightily to no avail’
strenuously, energetically, powerfully, heavily, hard, with all one's might, with might and main, all out, heartily, vigorously, with vigour, forcefully, with force, forcibly, with great effort, fiercely, intensely, eagerly, industriously, diligently, assiduously, conscientiously, enthusiastically, sedulously, with application, earnestly, with perseverance, persistently, indefatigably
informal like billy-o, like mad, like crazy
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