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a suffix used to form adverbs from adjectives ending in -ic (terrifically) and -ical (poetically; magically).

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  • Weak as it is politically, the present German governmental system seems too strong police-ically to be overthrown by force.

    The New Germany|George Young
  • "Just as much as there was last week," replied Josie Scherman, common-sense-ically.

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