lustily (adv.) early 13c., lustliche, "willingly, eagerly, readily;" see LUSTY (Cf. lusty) + -LY (Cf. -ly) (2). Meaning "with pleasure, voluptuously" is c.1300; meaning "vigorously, energetically" is c.1400.

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  • Lustily — Lus ti*ly, adv. In a lusty or vigorous manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lustily — adv. Lustily is used with these verbs: ↑sing …   Collocations dictionary

  • lustily — lusty ► ADJECTIVE (lustier, lustiest) ▪ healthy and strong; vigorous. DERIVATIVES lustily adverb lustiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lustily — adverb in a healthy manner (Freq. 1) the young plants grew lustily • Derived from adjective: ↑lusty …   Useful english dictionary

  • lustily — adverb see lusty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lustily — See lusty. * * * …   Universalium

  • lustily — adverb In a lusty manner …   Wiktionary

  • lustily — Synonyms and related words: actively, aloud, animatedly, briskly, con brio, deafeningly, energetically, firmly, forcefully, forcibly, forte, fortemente, fortissimo, heartily, imperviously, impregnably, in full cry, intensely, invincibly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lustily — lust·i·ly || lÊŒstɪlɪ adv. vigorously, with energy, mightily; enthusiastically; with obsessive sexual desire, libidinously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lustily — ad. Vigorously, strongly …   New dictionary of synonyms

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