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earnestly adv : in a serious manner; "talking earnestly with his son"; "she started studying snakes in earnest"; "a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce" [syn: seriously, in earnest]

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earnestly
  1. In an earnest manner; being very sincere; putting forth genuine effort.

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