›[C or U]the time that someone is alive, the things that happen to them, and the way they spend their time: The hit TV series was inspired by the life of the comedian Chris Rock.She says she was inspired to a life of publicservice by her father.Matt is someone who enjoys life to the full.
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,