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madly

adverb uk   /ˈmæd.li/ us  

madly adverb (ENTHUSIASTICALLY)

with a lot of energy and enthusiasm: We cheered madly as the team came out onto the field. I was rushing around madly tidying up the flat before they arrived.
madly in love to love someone very much: She's madly in love with David.
Translations of “madly”
in Korean 대단히, 미친듯이…
in Arabic بِجُنون…
in Portuguese loucamente…
in Catalan bojament…
in Japanese 激しく, 熱烈に…
in Italian freneticamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆忙地, 匆忙地,趕緊地…
in Russian бешено, исступленно…
in Turkish deli gibi, delicesine, çılgıncasına…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匆忙地, 匆忙地,赶紧地…
in Polish jak szalony, szalenie…
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