1. in an insane manner (Freq. 2)

she behaved insanely


he behaves crazily when he is off his medication


the witch cackled madly


screaming dementedly

Syn: ↑crazily, ↑dementedly, ↑madly
Ant: ↑sanely
Derived from adjective: ↑mad (for: ↑madly), ↑demented (for: ↑dementedly), ↑crazy (for: ↑crazily), ↑insane
2. (used as intensives) extremely

she was madly in love


deadly dull


deadly earnest


deucedly clever


insanely jealous

Syn: ↑madly, ↑deadly, ↑deucedly, ↑devilishly
Usage Domain: ↑intensifier, ↑intensive

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