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sentence adverb

noun, Grammar.
1.
an adverb modifying or commenting upon the content of a sentence as a whole or upon the conditions under which it is uttered, as frankly in Frankly, he can't be trusted.
Origin of sentence adverb
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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