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English Dictionary: expensively by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
expensively
adv
  1. in an expensive manner; "an expensively dressed little man turned a corner and approached her"
    Antonym(s): cheaply, inexpensively, tattily
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Expensive \Ex*pen"sive\, a.
      1. Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly;
            dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or
            family.
  
                     War is expensive, and peace desirable. --Burke.
  
      2. Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad
            scene; extravagant; lavish. [R.]
  
                     An active, expensive, indefatigable goodness.
                                                                              --Sprat.
  
                     The idle and expensive are dangerous. --Sir W.
                                                                              Temple.
  
      Syn: Costly; dear; high-priced; lavish; extravagant. --
               {Ex*pen"sive*ly}, adv. -- {Ex*pen"sive*ness}, n.
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