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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 ?
I'll never be friends with them again, Jake,' I declared hotly.
The war now divided, both wings of the broken Hurons seeking protection in the woods again, hotly pressed by the victorious warriors of the Lenape.
I wish you wouldn't talk against Miss Maxwell to me," said Rebecca hotly.
The scheme of the moment vanished from her mind's view; and the resolution of her life burst its way outward in her own words, in her own tones, pouring hotly and more hotly from her heart.
I am sure when I think of the fellow now, my blood rises against him with the disinterested indignation I should feel if I could have known all about him without having ever been in his power; but it rises hotly, because I know him to have been an incapable brute, who had no more right to be possessed of the great trust he held, than to be Lord High Admiral, or Commander-in-Chief - in either of which capacities it is probable that he would have done infinitely less mischief.
Then all of a sudden there was a tremendous explosion of oaths and other noises--the chair and table went over in a lump, a clash of steel followed, and then a cry of pain, and the next instant I saw Black Dog in full flight, and the captain hotly pursuing, both with drawn cutlasses, and the former streaming blood from the left shoulder.
The prince then hoped to kill it with a stone, but the more hotly he pursued the further flew the bird.
The hunter pursued it hotly for some time, and at last shot it dead.
I care for nothing now," he answered hotly, "except to wipe out this brute from the face of creation.
Can you imagine," Ferfitchkin interrupted hotly and conceitedly, like some insolent flunkey boasting of his master the General's decorations, "can you imagine that Zverkov will let us pay alone?
43} In the Italian insurrection of 1848, eight young men who were being hotly pursued by the Austrian police hid themselves inside Donatello's colossal wooden horse in the Salone at Padua, and remained there for a week being fed by their confederates.
What I did I hardly know, save that, in my dismay and confusion, I blushed even more hotly than he had done and, covering my face with my hands, rushed from the room.