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English adverb: easily

1. easily with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')

SamplesShe was easily excited.
Was easily confused.
He won easily.
This china breaks very easily.
Success came too easy.


Domain usagecolloquialism

2. easily without question

SamplesEasily the best book she's written.

3. easily indicating high probability; in all likelihood

SamplesI might well do it.
A mistake that could easily have ended in disaster.
You may well need your umbrella.
He could equally well be trying to deceive us.


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