dearly (adv.) Old form(s): deerely , deerly
grievously, at great cost
Cym II.iv.128[Posthumus to Philario, of Innogen] she hath bought the name of whore, thus dearly
H8 V.iii.30[Gardiner to Councillors, of national discord] as of late days our neighbours, / The upper Germany, can dearly witness
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