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1Forming adjectives meaning.
- 1.1Having the qualities of.‘brotherly’‘rascally’
- 1.2Recurring at intervals of.‘hourly’‘quarterly’
- 1.1Having the qualities of.
Old English -līc, of Germanic origin; related to like.
Forming adverbs from adjectives, chiefly denoting manner or degree.‘greatly’→ -ally‘happily’‘pointedly’
Old English -līce, of Germanic origin.
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