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adverb
Adjectively  adv.  In the manner of an adjective; as, a word used adjectively.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Adjectively" Quotes from Famous Books



... (not paper, wax, and quills), but, adjectively speaking, unlocomotive. The affair of La G. has also been perfectly stationary since my last, the parties not having met; but hearing that La G. has expressed a sort of surprise, approaching to vexation, at this apathy, the other party ...
— Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete • Matthew L. Davis

... frequent communion. Oft is here used adjectively: this use is common in the English Bible, e.g. i. Tim. v. 23, "thine ...
— Milton's Comus • John Milton

... for heat"—he explains pompously—for he loves to tackle the difficult—even adjectively. His shiny bald pate is scarce covered by a Belgian fatigue cap, whose tassel bobs in the old man's eyes, and when he carried his long treasured gold to the bank, he refused to take its equivalent in notes. It was necessary ...
— With Those Who Wait • Frances Wilson Huard

... threads, gold thread, cotton thread, etc. If the word is to be construed adjectively, puak ba[c,]pal ...
— The Annals of the Cakchiquels • Daniel G. Brinton



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