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[ney-zuh-lee, -zuh l-lee] /ˈneɪ zə li, -zəl li/
in a nasal manner.
by inhaling through the nose:
to take drugs nasally.
Origin of nasally
First recorded in 1840-50; nasal1 + -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But,' added he nasally, 'in this world we must give and take.

    My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 2 of 3 William Clark Russell
  • It was sung harshly, nasally, and dragged out in long, slow notes.

    The Boys of '61 Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • Pal subsided and Pete said nasally, "Blazer allus call't him Buster."

    Trading Jeff and his Dog James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • "It seems that we have all been playing a little comedy, Mr. Harbison," Aunt Selina began, nasally sarcastic.

    When a Man Marries Mary Roberts Rinehart

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