All Adverb
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  • As we ran out of sight, all three ships were hotly engaged. Cited from Will Weatherhelm, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He finished a very strong third place in the hotly contested four way race.
  • Five of the seven games were decided by five points or less, all hotly competitive.
  • Despite being initially presented as a technical text the law became hotly controversial.
  • He defeated two other candidates in a hotly contested race to win his district.
  • This became hotly contested with the development of human rights and the civil-rights movement.
  • He faced another hotly contested three way race and this time ended up losing some of his popular vote.
  • He held his seat in a hotly contested five way race that went to a third vote count.
  • The Tour proved to be one more hotly contested than the previous years.
  • In that election he defeated three other candidates to win the hotly contested race.
  • On these they had finally made their escape and joined us, though, as we had seen, hotly pursued. Cited from Afar in the Forest, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • However, the city remained a hotly contested military target for the next two centuries.
  • She won a hotly contested race over three other candidates to pick up the new seat for her party.
  • His true identity on this track had been hotly debated over the years.
  • Several ships on both sides were now hotly engaged. Cited from True Blue, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He defeated three other candidates to win a hotly contested leadership race.
  • He defeated four other candidates in a hotly contested race to pick up the seat for his party.
  • The enemy retreated & came on several times & were so hotly received every time that finally we drove them off from the hill. Cited from The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn, by Henry P. Johnston
  • Without another word Chingatok ran off in the direction pointed out, followed hotly by his friend. Cited from The Giant of the North, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The decision to go through with the operation was hotly contested within Begin's government.
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Synonyms of hotly