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Chiefly Grammar. By means of, or in the manner of, an admirative statement; in the admirative mood.
2With admiration; admiringly.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Elphinston (1721–1809), educationist and advocate of spelling reform. From admirative + -ly.
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