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soundly adv
1 deeply or completely; "slept soundly through the storm"; "is sound asleep" [syn: sound]
2 in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good" [syn: thoroughly, good]

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soundly
  1. In a thorough manner, firmly, completely.
    He was soundly thrashed by the semi-professional boxer.
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