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The suffix -ly in English is usually a contraction of -like, similar to the Anglo-Saxon lice and ... This does not always apply in the case of monosyllabic words; for example, shy becomes shyly (but dry can become ... meaning "corpse"; according to the Oxford English Dictionary (entry on lich, etymology section), these words are ...

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ly definition, a suffix forming adverbs from adjectives: gladly; gradually; secondly. See more.

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Ly definition, a suffix forming adverbs from adjectives: gladly; gradually; secondly. See more.

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Suffix -ly. Adding "ly" to the end of an noun turns the word into an adjective. The adjectives now have the meaning of "like (the noun), or something that is ...

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-ly suffix (ADVERB). ​. › in the stated way: quickly · carefully · angrily · loudly. ​. › when considered in the stated way: Personally (= in my opinion), I don't think ...

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Define ly-: degrading : reduction — ly- in a sentence. ... Definition of ly- ... adjective suffix \lē; in some dialects, especially British, Southern, New England, often li ...

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-ly synonyms, -ly pronunciation, -ly translation, English dictionary definition of -ly. ... 2. a suffix meaning “every,” attached to nouns denoting units of time: hourly; ...

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Nov 19, 2009 ... Description: This is a list of words ending with suffix "ly", meaning "in what manner.". Author: eSpindle Learning. Subject: English vocabulary.

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Define -ly (suffix) and get synonyms. What is -ly (suffix)? -ly (suffix) meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.