In a thorough manner; in manner free of defect or deficiency.
* 1899 , , A History of Japanese Literature , page 272
- He was soundly thrashed by the semi-professional boxer.
- The wedding company, fatigued with their enjoyment of the previous night, slept soundly late into the next morning.
* completely, deeply, firmly, fully, perfectly, thoroughly, totally
In an efficient or effective manner; with powerful effect.
, date=December 19
, author=Kerry Brown
, title=Kim Jong-il obituary
, work=The Guardian
, passage=A state ideology, mixing nationalism, and basic Marxist economics, going under the name "Juche", was constructed, and Kim Il-sung effectively
silenced, disposed of and cleared away any opposition, isolating the country and exercising an iron grip on the military, the state media and the government and party organs.}}
Essentially, in effect, for all practical purposes.
, author=(Henry Petroski
, title=Opening Doors
, volume=100, issue=2, page=112-3
, passage=A doorknob of whatever roundish shape is effectively
a continuum of levers, with the axis of the latching mechanism—known as the spindle—being the fulcrum about which the turning takes place.}}