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- adv. In a loud manner; at a high volume.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a loud manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With great sound or noise; noisily; clamorously; with vehemence or importunity: as, he loudly complained of intolerance.
- Ostentatiously; conspicuously; showily; glaringly: as, he was very loudly dressed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in manner that attracts attention
- adv. used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly
- adv. with relatively high volume
He said her name loudly several times, finally grabbing her shoulders and shaking her.
Scott screamed the word loudly enough to hurt, his voice cracking from the effort, and he heaved the dead flare like a dagger, spinning it end-over-end into the tangled mess of the woods.
They chanted his name loudly when he eventually came on, proving why he is a force for club and, when available, for country.
But then she heard Mr. Butterworth yell her name loudly.
Zena called his name loudly, trying to penetrate his agony.
The three girls separated, calling her name loudly.
He could have just nudged the side of the bed and said her name loudly to awaken her, but he wasn’t sure he could handle seeing her all warm and sleep-tousled, sitting up in bed in that revealing nightgown.
"I still think it's positive that no established political leader is calling loudly for drastic changes," he said.
If you use the phrase to mean “raise the question”, some pedants will silently dismiss you as a dunce, while others will complain loudly, thus distracting everyone else from whatever you wanted to say.
DJR says: yankee: If you use the phrase to mean “raise the question”, some pedants will silently dismiss you as a dunce, while others will complain loudly, thus distracting everyone else from whatever you wanted tosay.