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thickly adv
1 spoken with poor articulation as if with a thick tongue; "after a few drinks he was beginning to speak thickly"
2 in a concentrated manner; "old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built"; "a thickly populated area" [syn: densely] [ant: thinly]
3 with a thick consistency; "the blood was flowing thick" [syn: thick] [ant: thinly]
4 with thickness; in a thick manner; "spread 1/4 lb softened margarine or cooking fat fairly thickly all over the surface"; "we were visiting a small, thickly walled and lovely town with straggling outskirt" [ant: thinly]
5 in quick succession; "misfortunes come fast and thick" [syn: thick]

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  1. In a thick manner.
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