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jealously

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjealouslyjeal‧ous‧ly /ˈdʒeləsli/ adverb  1 if you jealously guard or protect something, you try very hard to keep or protect it a jealously guarded secret2 if you do something jealously, you are feeling jealous when you do it Ludens watched Marcus jealously.
Examples from the Corpus
jealouslyHe also has to be careful not to offend the leaders of other parties, who jealously guard their independence.Exactly how big a chunk those outsiders take is unclear, because most tribes jealously guard their internal finances.Chocolate is a multimillion pound industry, and each hard won market segment is jealously guarded by the giant global manufacturers.Until that day this venerable charter, like a kidnapped virgin, will be jealously guarded by those who have signed it.Both were heavy red-wine drinkers, always bloated, and each jealously guarded his own inferior status.She is building the nest while he jealously guards her against the attentions of other males.He hoarded them jealously, piling them up in his lighthouse and the storerooms above by the hundreds.jealously guardedMaybe the time has come when they will now pass on the secret that they have so jealously guarded.Access to the archives was jealously guarded, and censorship of counter-revolutionary distortions was instituted.Chocolate is a multimillion pound industry, and each hard won market segment is jealously guarded by the giant global manufacturers.Patricia Rae Adler wrote, and jealously guarded by the MexicanAmerican boys.Until that day this venerable charter, like a kidnapped virgin, will be jealously guarded by those who have signed it.Both were heavy red-wine drinkers, always bloated, and each jealously guarded his own inferior status.But Kodak has been jealously guarded since 1888.For 20 years Marshak has owned and jealously guarded the federally registered trademarks for the Drifters, the Platters and the Coasters.
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