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English definition of “madly”


adverb (ENTHUSIASTICALLY)    /ˈmæ
with a lot of energy and enthusiasm: We cheered madly as the team came out onto the field. She's madly (= extremely) in love with David.Energetic and lively
(Definition of madly adverb (ENTHUSIASTICALLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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