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Definitions of dearly:
  • adverb:   at a great cost
    Example: "He paid dearly for the food"
  • adverb:   with affection
    Example: "She loved him dearly"
  • adverb:   in a sincere and heartfelt manner
    Example: "I would dearly love to know"

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