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loudly adv
1 with relatively high volume; "the band played loudly"; "she spoke loudly and angrily"; "he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him"; "cried aloud for help" [syn: loud, aloud] [ant: softly]
2 in manner that attracts attention; "obstreperously, he demanded to get service" [syn: obstreperously, clamorously]
3 used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly [syn: forte] [ant: piano]

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  1. In a loud manner; at a high volume.
    He spoke loudly so that his brother could hear him from across the street.


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