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[red-lee] /ˈrɛd li/
with a red color or glow:
a bonfire blazing redly in the dark.
Origin of redly
First recorded in 1605-15; red1 + -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Within the redly lighted doorway, Dr. Kassimere paused, and glanced at a watch which he wore upon his wrist.

  • In the early morning light it glittered as redly as if bathed in blood.

    The Boy Scouts' Mountain Camp John Henry Goldfrap
  • There were figures whose white bodies shone as redly in that glow—figures that floated on outspread leather wings of dead black.

    The Finding of Haldgren Charles Willard Diffin
  • The blood continued to pound in the sedentary temples, redly.

    Angela's Business Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • And presently she saw the fire, burning low, but redly alive.

    The Flaming Jewel Robert W. Chambers
  • Far down this opening something was on fire, burning fiercely and redly.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • No carnation ever blushed so redly as Helen did when she came out after performing this feat.

    Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
  • He came into the redly glowing room and his head almost touched the blackened rafters.

    The Lost Prince Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • redly their firelight glowed upon their walls and roof, where sparkled myriads of tiny rock-facets.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England
  • Already the dull glare of lightning lit them redly, though the thunder was, as yet, inaudible.

    The Little Red Foot Robert W. Chambers

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