Making and breaking promises and commitments›[C]specializedsomething valuable which you give to someone temporarily while you do what you promised to do for them, and which they will keep if you fail to do it
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,