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hot·ly

 (hŏt′lē)
adv.
In an intense or fiery way: a hotly contested will.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hotly - in a heated manner; "`To say I am behind the strike is so much nonsense,' declared Mr Harvey heatedly"; "the children were arguing hotly"

hotly

adverb
1. fiercely, passionately, angrily, vehemently, indignantly, with indignation, heatedly, impetuously The bank hotly denies any wrongdoing.
2. closely, enthusiastically, eagerly, with enthusiasm, hotfoot He'd snuck out of America hotly pursued by the CIA.
Translations
بِسُرْعَهبِغَضَب، بِشِدَّه
horlivěrozhořčeněvášnivě
heftigtskarpt
forró nyomonszenvedélyesen
ákaflegareiîilega, af ástríîu
kızaraköfkeyletam peşindenyakından

hotly

[ˈhɒtlɪ] ADVcon pasión, con vehemencia
he was hotly pursued by the policemanel policía le seguía muy de cerca

hotly

[ˈhɒtli] adv
(= vehemently) [say] → avec véhémence, avec force; [deny] → avec virulence
a claim which he has hotly denied → une revendication qu'il a rejetée avec virulence
[contest, pursue] → avec acharnement
to be hotly contested → être très disputé(e)

hotly

adv
(= fiercely) debate, deny, say, protestheftig; contest, disputeheiß; a hotly contested finalein heiß umkämpftes Finale; a hotly contested or disputed moveeine heiß umstrittene Maßnahme; this claim is hotly disputeddiese Behauptung ist heiß umstritten or wird heftig bestritten
he was hotly pursued by two policemenzwei Polizisten waren ihm dicht auf den Fersen (inf); he has been hotly pursued by the mediadie Medien haben ihn auf Schritt und Tritt verfolgt
to be hotly tipped for somethingals heißer Favorit für etw gelten; the hotly tipped new banddie neue Band, der eine große Zukunft vorausgesagt wird

hotly

[ˈhɒtlɪ] advaccanitamente, con accanimento, violentemente
he was hotly pursued by the policeman → il poliziotto lo rincorreva senza dargli tregua

hot

(hot) adjective
1. having or causing a great deal of heat. a hot oven; That water is hot.
2. very warm. a hot day; Running makes me feel hot.
3. (of food) having a sharp, burning taste. a hot curry.
4. easily made angry. a hot temper.
5. recent; fresh. hot news.
ˈhotly adverb
1. eagerly; quickly. The thieves were hotly pursued by the police.
2. angrily; passionately. The accusations were hotly denied.
hot air
boastful words, promises that will not be kept etc. Most of what he said was just hot air.
ˌhot-ˈblooded adjective
passionate; having strong feelings. hot-blooded young men.
hot dog
a hot sausage sandwich.
ˈhotfoot adverb
in a great hurry. He arrived hotfoot from the meeting.
ˈhothead noun
a hotheaded person.
ˌhotˈheaded adjective
easily made angry; inclined to act suddenly and without sufficient thought.
ˈhothouse noun
a glass-house kept warm for growing plants in. He grows orchids in his hothouse.
ˈhot-plate noun
1. the part of a cooker on which food is heated for cooking.
2. a portable heated plate of metal etc for keeping plates of food etc hot.
be in hot water, get into hot water
to be in or get into trouble.
hot uppast tense, past participle ˈhotted verb
to increase; to become more exciting etc.
in hot pursuit
chasing as fast as one can. The thief ran off, with the shopkeeper in hot pursuit.
like hot cakes
very quickly. These books are selling like hot cakes.
References in classic literature ?
A Hart hotly pursued by the hounds fled for refuge into an ox-stall, and buried itself in a truss of hay, leaving nothing to be seen but the tips of his horns.
Having gone for a time to reside in a rabbit country Porthos was elated to discover at last something small that ran from him, and developing at once into an ecstatic sportsman he did pound hotly in pursuit, though always over-shooting the mark by a hundred yards or so and wondering very much what had become of the rabbit.
Which we have hotly argued in the Gardens to the detriment of our dignity.
It was very disconcerting to look up in the midst of a sudden silence and find Gilbert's hazel eyes fixed upon her with a quite unmistakable expression in their grave depths; and it was still more disconcerting to find herself blushing hotly and uncomfortably under his gaze, just as if -- just as if -- well, it was very embarrassing.
Before supper, Prince Andrew, coming back to his father's study, found him disputing hotly with his visitor.
But I knew what he had in his mind, and blushed so hotly that even the bald patch on my head grew red.
That," replied the other, rather hotly and with a visible flush, "is as you please.
The hunter pursued it hotly for some time, and at last shot it dead.
He answered Prince John hotly, and the Prince bade his guards seize him and cast him into the Tower.
War rages yet with the audacious Boythorn, though at uncertain intervals, and now hotly, and now coolly, flickering like an unsteady fire.
Mamma," she said, flushing hotly and turning quickly to her, "please, please don't say anything about that.
Comedy fans are in for another treat with Catch 22 favourite Matt Reed hosting a strong line-up of satirical scouser and Comedy Store legend Steve Gribbin alongside Benny Boot and the hotly tipped Jack Evans.