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- adv. In a rank manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With rank or vigorous growth; luxuriantly; hence, coarsely; grossly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With great strength or force; fiercely; rampantly.
- In an excessive manner or degree; inordinately; intensely; profusely; exuberantly: as, rankly poisonous; rankly treasonable; weeds that grow rankly.
- Offensively; noisomely; fetidly.
- Grossly; foully.
rank + -ly (Wiktionary)