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Synonyms for soundly

Synonyms for soundly

completely and absolutely ('good' is sometimes used informally for 'thoroughly')

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Then they both went to his room, but he slept so soundly that she could not wake him.
The bride, however, gave him a sleeping-draught, and he slept so soundly that he heard nothing.
As free hearted as she was innocent, the girl attacked the intruder with her handkerchief, brushed him soundly, and drove him from beneath the mapleshade.
But before the real personal fright could soundly clutch her, one of the young fellows said gruffly, "Come along with me, you," and as she wedged out at his heels she noticed that another one of the escort was following her.
They think,' said Hugh, when he had tossed the liquor down, 'that I am sleeping soundly in the stable.
In one of these wild dells they passed the night, and slept soundly and sweetly after their fatigues.
Anne accordingly went to bed and slept so long and soundly that it was well on in the white and rosy winter afternoon when she awoke and descended to the kitchen where Marilla, who had arrived home in the meantime, was sitting knitting.
Some, immediately after eating, threw themselves once more upon the inviting mats, and resumed the employment of the previous night, sleeping as soundly as if they had not closed their eyes for a week.
Both these extremes are to be avoided; which will be done, if the league of Christians, penned by our Savior himself, were in two cross clauses thereof, soundly and plainly expounded: He that is not with us, is against us; and again, He that is not against us, is with us; that is, if the points fundamental and of substance in religion, were truly discerned and distinguished, from points not merely of faith, but of opinion, order, or good intention.
These kept her very snug and warm, and she slept soundly until morning.
1 (ANI): A commanding drive from Red Bull's Max Verstappen saw him soundly beat three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton to win Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit on Sunday.
243 in 1955, the 6mm Remington soundly outperformed its competitor in velocity but was spec'd with a slow 1:12 rifling twist suitable only for light-for-caliber projectiles.
The imam of the mosque in the Sa'ad Al Abdullah area alerted the police after he discovered the two men sleeping soundly, local Arabic daily Al Anba reported on Wednesday.
Andy McLoughlin, Manchester THERE are various explanations for our use of the phrase, which means to sleep soundly.
The proven Grade 1 hurdler jumped soundly throughout the Evening Meetings At Punchestown Beginners Chase to record a smooth, four and a half lengths win over Tinakellylad.