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1(forming adjectives) having the qualities of.‘brotherly’‘rascally’
2(forming adjectives) recurring at intervals of.‘hourly’‘quarterly’
Old English -lic, of Germanic origin; related to like.
Forming adverbs from adjectives, chiefly denoting manner or degree.‘greatly’‘happily’‘pointedly’
Old English -līce, of Germanic origin.
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